Prolonged Immobility has significant and long-term negative health consequences in physical psychomotor and quality of life domains. Burn victims experience additional psychological and physical impairments especially when the burns are extensive or involve the lower extremities and their ability to walk and perform activities of daily living. The socioeconomic costs of these impairments are high, including costs to the patient and family, to the caregiver(s) and to the healthcare facilities where the care is provided. In addition to the physical difficulty of mobilizing these patients, additional quality care and patient satisfaction considerations include protection of skin graft sites, limited tolerance for activity, and emotional trauma of working through pain that can be severe, as burned and healing tissues are stretched and moved.The TLB is now available that can accomplish the health benefits of standing, upright positioning and pre-gait activities, without the risks to the patient and/or caregiver. Tilt tables are routinely used in caring for burn patients, but the risks and time involved in performing transfers from the bed to the tilt table and back can be avoided with the Vitalgo Total Lift Bed.
Amazingly, and much to our surprise, after just two weeks of treatment with TLB, the patient was able to make his first steps walking!
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> With A VitalGo Total Lift Bed
Weight bear and position burn patients upright without the problematic transfer