Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Repose Wedge

Repose Wedge

Frontier Medical Group

Description

Designed to completely offload heels for either pressure-damage prevention or as a part of the management of heel ulcers. Suitable for patients who are confused and may be not be able to remove other offloading devices when moving off the bed, or who are restless and therefore may not tolerate other forms of heel protection or kick them off. Can be cleaned and reused. Two-year warranty.

Indications

Patients at risk of pressure damage up to and including those assessed as at very high risk. Can also be used on patients with up to category IV tissue damage.

Contraindications

Not suitable for patients weighing over 139kg.

Sizes Available

690x450mm

Price

Available from NHS supply chain or contact supplier.

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