Evidence-Based Patient Outcomes

With its unique, patented, Vasotactic™ technology, the TurnCare Guardian System has resulted in beneficial patient outcomes
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Guardian and COVID-19

Guardian is being deployed as an intervention for optimizing the care of mechanically-ventilated patients during the COVID-19 pandemic

In a single-center case study, the following clinical benefits were observed:

 

Improved care flexibility by aiding in resource challenges
 

Enhanced protection of patients who were difficult or unable to be turned

Reduced sacral-region pressure injury incidence

A 399-patient randomized, controlled trial studying adverse event prevention in high-risk acute care patients, comparing TurnCare to alternating pressure beds:

81% reduction in sacral region pressure injuries

 

Other systemic benefits observed 
 

Learn more in the Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing:

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Designed by clinicians to prevent sacral region vascular compression and improve outcomes for critical care patients

TurnCare Guardian System named

US Business News Critical Care Product of the Year

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References:

Bharucha JB, Seaman L, Powers M, Kelly E, Seaman R, Forcier L, ... & Wang L. A prospective randomized clinical trial of a novel, noninvasive perfusion enhancement system for the prevention of hospital-acquired sacral pressure injuries. Journal of Wound Ostomy & Continence Nursing. 2018;45(4);310-318.

 

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Kalogeris T, Baines CP, Krenz, M, Korthuis, RJ. Cell biology of ischemia/reperfusion injury. Int Rev Cell Mol Biol. 2012;298;229-317. 

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Payen D, Lukaszewicz AC, Legrand M, Gayat E, Faiyre V, et al. A multicentre study of acute kidney injury in severe sepsis and septic shock: Association with inflammatory phenotype and HLA genotype. PLos ONE. 2012;7(6);e35838.

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