Cubitus Fossa Elbow Splint
- Important Information
The Cubitus Fossa Elbow Splint is an arm splint used mainly in the Accident/Emergency Departments.
It is a very quick and easy way to prevent the elbow from bending, but still allows access to the veins for inserting drips etc.
About the Cubitus Fossa Elbow Splint
This Splint is made from strong aluminium to be comfortable against the skin. It is easy to clean with removable Hook & Loop type fastening.
Adjustment can be made for different arm sizes by fastening around the main frame of the splint.
General Public Restraint Authorisation Letter: Because this product is a restraint, we require authorisation from an Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Clinical Nurse Manager, Registered Nurse, Doctor, or other suitably qualified person, to ensure it will be used correctly and safely by the family and/or carers. This letter is not required when we send restraints to aged care facilities or hospitals because their staff are already trained in their safe use. Click here to print the letter template, and please return a copy to us when ordering.
Item # 245
Wipe clean with a hospital grade disinfectant. Wipe dry. Ensure the product is dry before using or storing.
Restraints are a prescribed item. Care Facilities such as Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Aged Care Facilities etc., may order this item. For private sales to a family member, written authorisation is needed from a qualified therapist or medical doctor, approving the use of the correct Restraint for the patient's current condition. Remember if the patient's condition changes, then a different type of Restraint may be required. It is necessary to ensure the family are aware of the proper use of Restraints, as these can be dangerous if not used correctly.