ROHO® AGILITY® Laterals are designed to provide additional trunk support and positioning for individuals.
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Part 9 in our Wound Care Guide series.SeePart 1,Part 2,Part 3,Part 4,Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, and Part 8.Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guidehere.
What is seat-to-back angle (STBA) and how does it affect pressure redistribution?
STBA is too often misunderstood to be tilt. IT IS NOT tilt but rather the relative angle between the seat and the back support that can be opened or closed to accommodate for ROM limitations. This allows for more surface area contact between the patient and the support surfaces (back support and cushion) for pressure redistribution.
Part 8in our Wound Care Guide series.SeePart 1,Part 2,Part 3,Part 4,Part 5,Part 6, and Part 7.Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guidehere.
I am going to make a bold statement: for every cushion purchased a back support should be purchased with it. No exceptions.
WHAT did she say??? You heard correctly!
I have been asked many times why I feel so strongly about replacing wheelchair sling backs to provide the optimal seating system for our patients. I will provide you with a multitude of reasons, which we will explore in a moment.
Part 7in our Wound Care Guide series.SeePart 1,Part 2,Part 3,Part 4,Part 5, and Part 6.Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guidehere.
Sometimes we get really caught up on the pressure aspect of wound development and don’t really consider that wounds can be caused by more than just pressure alone. In fact, there are three extrinsic factors that really make our patients more susceptible to pressure injuries:
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|Medicare code*||Swing-Away with Curved Pad: E1028
Fixed with Flat Pad: E0956
|Construction||Fixed Bracket is Aluminum; Swing-Away Bracket is Aluminum and stainless steel.
Sleeve and Cover Back Side: Nylon/polychlororene foam. Foam Pad: Polyurethane adhered to an ABS base.
|Includes||AGILITY Laterals include bracket and pad, cover and sleeve, 25 mm M6-1.0 bolts (2), 20 mm M6-1.0 bolts (2), washers (2), nuts (2), sliding height adjustment bar extension, dual wrench, and instruction manual.|
|Weight||Swing-Away Bracket: 1 lb / .4 kg
Fixed Bracket: .75 lb / .3kg
|Weight Limit||300 lbs / 136 kg|
|Warranty||Bracket: 36 Month Limited Warranty
Sleeve, Cover, Foam, and Base: 6 Month Limited Warranty
*Since U.S. Medicare coding is subject to change, the provider should always confirm the HCPCS code and coverage criteria as part of the client assessment process. For coverage criteria in other countries, consult your local ROHO distributor.