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Product Type: Protectors
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EHOB, Inc. | Model: TRUVUESW |
HCPCS : E0191 (Medicare DME co-payment per billable unit min / max: $2.08 / $2.44)
TruVue Heel Protector with Wedge is a heel protector.
INTENDED USES: Patients with diabetes or peripheral vascular disease.
CLAIMED FEATURES: Mirrors the natural shape of the leg, securely holding the foot and ankle in place. The Achilles pad ensures consistent heel offloading, avoiding hyperextension of the knee. The anti-foot drop straps add further protection for ankle contractures while the open-ended foot gate enables a true view of the foot for quick and easy access. Flexible straps - allows for a customizable fit. Stabilizes and supports - can be used with optional wedge to help prevent hip and leg rotation. Open-ended foot gate - Allows a true view of the foot and offloaded heel. Customizable for a narrow or wide foot and dressings. Anti-foot dop straps - keeps ankle ina neutral position (90-degree angle). Multiple tubing ports - Allow for convenitent placement of SCD, ICD or NPWT tubing. Cool & Breathable. Easy to Use. Quality Construction.
OPTION: Standard: Calf Size 13" - 18" (33 - 45 cm)
Wound Reference does not produce, market, re-sell or distribute health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.

If a person cannot easily move without help and stays in bed for long periods of time, heel or elbow protectors can be used to help prevent or treat pressure ulcers/injuries (bed sores). However, in addition to using elbow or heel protectors, to effectively prevent pressure ulcers/injuries, persons with no mobility need to have their position changed at least every 4 hours.

Protectors can be purchased from medical supply stores. Please refer to table "Other Stores" below for pricing and suggestions on where to purchase this product "out-of-pocket" (without insurance). If there are no vendors listed and you would like to have information on suppliers, please email info@woundreference.com. 

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