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. It 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 a Hook & Loop type fastening.
Adjustments can be made for different arm sizes, by fastening around the main frame of the splint.
General Public Restraint Authorisation Letter: If this product is purchased for use in a private home, we require authorisation from a suitable person. This is to ensure it will be used correctly and safely by the family and/or carers, and that using it will not be dangerous. Examples of a suitable person who is able to sign the letter are: Occupational Therapist; Physiotherapist; Clinical Nurse Manager; Registered Nurse; Doctor; or another suitably qualified person. Click here to print the letter template, and please return a copy to us when ordering. Note: 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.
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.