Avoid the Avoidable
Healthcare workers are tasked with ensuring patients are safely protected throughout the hospital journey. Many put their own safety and health at risk to help patients, adding to the epidemic of staff injury.
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The National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP) recommends the following: “Reposition the individual to relieve or redistribute pressure using manual handling techniques and equipment that reduce friction and shear.”10
New ATR+ Pro System
The ATR+® Pro System provides staff the proper tools to safely turn, reposition and boost patients to meet your facility’s safe patient handling protocols and pressure injury prevention protocols.
We Make It Easier for You To Care For Your Patients
Be confident in a solution that is designed to meet American Nurses Association (ANA) national standards by establishing a culture of safety.
With the EHOB ATR+ Pro system you can be confident patients and staff are comfortable during strenuous tasks due to unique design features that encourage economically sound movements that minimize disruption to the patient.
With flexible ordering capabilities, EHOB offers a la carte or full system offering to meet the needs of your facility.
How It Works
Watch how the ATR+ Pro System helps staff turn and reposition patients safely.
ATR+ Pro Sales Aid
ATR+ Pro Clinical Guidelines
ATR+ Pro Clinical Fast Facts
ATR+ Decision Tree
How does the ATR+ Pro Repositioning Sheet promote proper body mechanics?
The ATR+ Pro Repositioning Sheet features Extender Straps and Handles that allow for optimal hand placement to maintain proper body mechanics and reduce effort required by 30%.11 With a friction reducing nylon, the ATR+ Pro Repositioning Sheet allows for smooth movements that minimize disruption to the patient.
What separates the ComfortTop ES Absorption Pad from other absorption pads?
The ComfortTop ES has exceptional strength and moisture wicking capabilities. With an industry leading Super Absorbent Polymer (SAP), the ComfortTop ES absorbs and retains 98% of 100ml of fluid in under 60 seconds.12 It is also oversized to fully cover the Repositioning Sheet for a greater absorption area.
How do the Position Perfect Wedges compare with other wedges?
The Position Perfect Wedges are constructed with immersive foam that properly offloads the sacrum to reduce the risk of pressure injuries, while providing a comfortable patient experience. Handles on both ends of the Position Perfect Wedges allow staff to easily remove from beneath the patient.
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11. Internal data on file.
12. Independent lab testing. Data on file.