Head & Neck Positioning Pad With Mirror

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Model Number: NH-87633


Head & Neck Positioning Pad With Mirror
28*24*11.5/14 CM


Head support during surgery is essential for several reasons:

  • Patient Comfort: Surgery can be a stressful and uncomfortable experience for patients, especially during lengthy procedures. Proper head support helps ensure the patient’s comfort by providing cushioning and stability. This is particularly important for surgeries where the patient must remain in one position for an extended period.
  • Safety and Stability: Maintaining the patient’s head in a stable position is crucial for safety during surgery. Proper head support prevents movement or shifting that could compromise the surgical field or lead to unintended injury. It also reduces the risk of accidental movement that could interfere with the surgical procedure.
  • Optimal Surgical Exposure: Surgeons require unobstructed access to the surgical site to perform procedures effectively. Head support helps position the patient’s head in a way that maximizes exposure to the operative field, allowing the surgical team to work with greater precision and efficiency.
  • Prevention of Pressure Ulcers: Prolonged pressure on the head and neck can lead to pressure ulcers (bedsores), particularly in areas where bony prominences are in contact with surfaces. Proper head support helps distribute pressure evenly and reduces the risk of pressure-related skin damage.
  • Prevention of Nerve Injury: Improper positioning of the head during surgery can compress nerves, leading to nerve damage and potential complications such as neuropathies. Adequate head support helps alleviate pressure on nerves and minimizes the risk of nerve injury.
  • Facilitation of Anaesthesia Management: Anaesthesiologists and anaesthesia providers rely on proper head support to maintain the patient’s airway and ensure adequate ventilation throughout the procedure. Secure head positioning helps prevent airway obstruction and facilitates the delivery of anaesthesia gases and medications.

Overall, head support plays a critical role in ensuring patient safety, comfort, and surgical success. It is an essential component of surgical positioning protocols and is carefully managed by the surgical team to optimize patient outcomes.


10 common surgery table positions.

10 common surgery table positions.


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