Protect the most vulnerable patients from blood flow impairment
A major reason patients are repositioned every two hours is to prevent blood flow impairment in the sacral region
Blood flow impairment occurs because the blood vessels become compressed, restricting circulation
Research has demonstrated
a variety of harmful physiological effects resulting from compromised sacral region blood flow
Inflammatory mediator release
Increased pain and discomfort
Pressure injury formation
Traditional pressure redistribution beds, overlays, and cushions were not designed to prevent sacral-region vascular compression
These surfaces were designed to spread pressure across pre-set locations without understanding the characteristics of the patients' sacral anatomy, the location of the bony prominences, or the physiology of human vasculature
Introducing Vasotactic™ technology
We at TurnCare developed a patented Vasotactic™ technology, which provides precise, anatomy-specific therapy.
Vasotactic™ support therapy prevents vessels in the sacral region from becoming compressed, thereby avoiding blood flow impairment.
A Different Approach
Support surface that knows bony prominence location
Non-repeating therapy algorithm that gives sacral vessels time to spring back to shape
Adapts uniquely to each patient and underlying surface in real time
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