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Devon positioning products

Pressure prevention

Devon™ positioning products take the pressure off patients and clinicians, offering a reliable and efficient economical solution to reduce risk of pressure ulcers and help to maintain proper circulation.

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Product Benefits

The Devon positioning products range includes Devon foot and heel and Devon utility pad.

They can be used for any area of the body that requires support stability and protection for the legs, ankles, heels, feet as well as elbows, knees and head.

Devon positioning products can be used as part of a pressure ulcer prevention or treatment strategy.

  • Reduce risk of pressure ulcers and nerve damage whilst maintaining proper circulation
  • Provides protection and support for all recognised pressure points including heels
  • Reduce friction and shear
  • Can be used as part of a pressure ulcer prevention or treatment strategy
  • Non-toxic, latex free and DEHP* free
  • Fire retardant
  • Lightweight, non-slip and simple to position
  • Long lasting, disposable, single patient use products

*DEHP – di-(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate


Clinical Evidence

Author(s)

Title

Publication

Constant, J. and Scudder, A.

Lifting the lid on preventing and reducing pressure damage in residential homes with the Medway box

Wounds UK, 2017, poster

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Jones, H. and McGrath, G.

Reducing PU incident rates by giving them the run around

Wounds UK, 2017, poster

View

Bateman, S.D.

Utilising a foam positioning device for preventing pressure ulcers on the feet

Wounds UK, 2014, 10(1)

View

Fumarola, S.

Protecting heels in emergency care: the sensible solution

Wounds UK, 2014, poster

View

Bateman, S.D.

Pressure ulcer prevention in the seated patient: Adopting theatre practices to protect skin integrity

Wounds UK, 2013, 9(3)

View

Bateman, S.D

Preventing pressure ulceration in surgical patients

Wounds UK, 2012, 8(4)

View

Author

Title

Publication

Link

Constant, J. and Scudder, A.

Lifting the lid on preventing and reducing pressure damage in residential homes with the Medway box

Wounds UK, 2017, poster

Jones, H. and McGrath, G.

Reducing PU incident rates by giving them the run around

Wounds UK, 2017, poster

Bateman, S.D.

Pressure ulcer prevention in the seated patient: Adopting theatre practices to protect skin integrity

Wounds UK, 2013, 9(3)

Bateman, S.D.

Preventing pressure ulceration in surgical patients

Wounds UK, 2012, 8(4)

Bateman, S.D.

Utilising a foam positioning device for preventing pressure ulcers on the feet

Wounds UK, 2014, 10(1)

Fumarola, S.

Protecting heels in emergency care: the sensible solution

Wounds UK, 2014, poster

Morris, V., Shelanski, M.D., C.M. and Steven Holley, R&D Engineer, Covidien.

Operating room patient positioning pressure distribution of foam and gel devices

Independent study


Indications

Devon positioning products are indicated to:

  • Cushion, protect and redistribute pressure
  • To reduce the risk of pressure ulcers and nerve damage whilst maintaining proper circulation
  • To protect the foot, heel and other extremities that require support

Applying Devon positioning products*

Devon foot and heel protector

1. Ensure skin is intact or dressed according to local wound care protocols

2. Position for the most comfortable fit ensuring the seam is not below the resting area of the foot

3. Fix in place using VELCRO® strap, ensure fit is comfortable without being restrictive

4. Monitor skin integrity in line with local guidelines

5. If deterioration in condition of the skin is noted follow local guidelines and review treatment plan

Devon utility pad

1. Ensure skin is intact or dressed according to local wound care protocols

2. Position the Devon utility pad underneath area of the body that requires pressure redistribution – convoluted side up

3. Monitor skin integrity in line with local guidelines

4. If deterioration in condition of the skin is noted follow local guidelines and review treatment plan

*See product insert leaflet for full instructions for use.


Downloads

1. Covidien Study Morris V. Shelanski, M.D., C.M.,S Holley, Operating Room Patient Positioning Pressure Distribution of Foam & Gel Devices, 2009.


Ordering Details

Item Order quantity Order code PIP code NHS codes
Devon foot and heel protector 1 pair FP-HEEL1CE 394-2018 FES10507
Devon utility pad Pack of 2 FP-OVER1CE 394-2026 FES10508