Bariatric Times

AUG 2017

A peer-reviewed, evidence-based journal that promotes clinical development and metabolic insights in total bariatric patient care for the healthcare professional

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Bariatric Times Buyers Guide 2017 35 Bariatric Times • August 2017 PATIENT TRANSFER HOVERTECH INTERNATIONAL H overJack ® A ir Patient Lift In the event of a patient fall, the air-assisted HoverJack allows caregivers to gently lift patients from the floor to bed or stretcher height in supine position, maximizing patient comfort and dignity and minimizing the risk of injury to both patient and caregivers. The HoverJack has a 1200-lb weight limit and is available in two sizes to accommodate most p atients. HoverMatt ® Air Transfer System Air-assisted lateral transfer and repositioning system reduces force required to move a patient by 80 to 90%, reducing caregiver injury and increasing patient comfort and safety. The HoverMatt has a 1200-lb weight limit and is available in multiple sizes and models to accommodate patient size and equipment. HoverMatt ® Single-Patient Use Air Transfer System Air-assisted lateral transfer and repositioning system that reduces the force required to move a patient by 80 to 90%, minimizing caregiver injury and increasing patient comfort and safety. The Single-Patient Use (SPU) model eliminates the costs and logistics associated with reprocessing, while reducing the risk of cross-contamination. The HoverMatt SPU has a 1200-lb weight limit and is available in multiple sizes and models to accommodate patient size and equipment. HOVERTECH INTERNATIONAL H o v e r Sl i n g ® Tr a n s f e r & L i f t D e v i c e H o v e r M a t t a i r - a s s i s t e d t r a n s f e r t e c h n o l o g y a n d a l i f t s l i n g a r e c o m b i n e d i n t o o n e d i s p o s a b l e p r o d u c t , p r o v i d i n g a s e a m l e s s t r a n s i t i o n f o r l a t e r a l t r a n s f e r s a n d o v e r - h e a d l i f t t r a n s f e r s . Air Transfer Devices BARIATRICPAL B ariatricPal.com T his social network acts as a n additional peer support resource for weight loss surgery patients. Joining the BariatricPal.com network allows you to show your support of this community. Patients turn to each other every day for peer-to-peer support, including tips on diet and exercise, pre-surgery expectations and post-surgery encouragement. BariatricPal.com complements your efforts to promote patient health. Sling Lifts H OV ER TECH I NTER NATI ONAL Q 2 R o l l e r ® L a t e r a l Tu r n i n g D e v i c e T h e Q 2 R o l l e r ® L a t e r a l T u r n i n g D e v i c e c o m p r i s e s t wo i n f l a t a b l e c h a m b e r s t h a t a r e c o n t r o l l e d b y t h e c a r e g i v e r t o a c h i e v e o p t i m a l p o s i t i o n i n g f o r p a t i e n t c a r e a n d p r e s s u r e r e l i e f f r o m b o n y p r o m i n e n c e s . B y e l i m i n a t i n g t h e n e e d f o r m a n u a l l i f t i n g , t h e Q 2 R o l l e r p r o t e c t s b o t h t h e s t a f f f r o m i n j u r y a n d t h e p a t i e n t f r o m f r i c t i o n a n d s h e a r i n g a s s o c i a t e d wi t h t r a d i t i o n a l r e p o s i t i o n i n g m e t h o d s . A ccessories Education and Training BARIATRICPAL BariatricPal Magazine An electronic publication that provides advice and information to the weight loss s urgery community. Writing articles for this magazine is an opportunity to build trust and promote your name and expertise to hundreds of thousands of BariatricPal.com m embers who may become your patients a nd/or recommend you to their friends. All bariatric experts, including surgeons, dietitians, mental health professionals, and nurses, are encouraged to contribute to the magazine. Contact us to let us know about your interest and expertise. The Big Books on Weight Loss Surgery The Big Book series provides more tools for patient success. Currently, the series i ncludes books that address the following: G astric Sleeve, Lap-Band, Gastric Bypass, and Bariatric Surgery. All books are available in hard print copies and in digital download forms. Visit h ttp://www.bariatricpal.com/page/books/reco mmended.html to learn more. CINÉ-MED, INC. Abdominal Wall Reconstruction This book is a comprehensive and up-to-date a ccount of the field of Abdominal Wall Reconstruction (AWR), including fundamentals of different methods and materials used in the repair of the abdominal wall after hernia, including both general surgery and plastic surgery techniques. Also included is a section on outcome-based research and a discussion on Centers of Excellence. Atlas of Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery A fully illustrated step-by-step guide to 51 o pen and laparoscopic procedures for metabolic and weight loss surgery, including the latest information on sleeve gastrectomy, gastric banding, biliopancreatic diversion, a nd more. Continued on following page P RACTICE MANAGEMENT TOOLS A ssistance

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