Pitting Edema Trainer

ITEM: 54115
$112.00

Overview

Teach students to assess swelling in the extremities with this lifelike trainer that depicts stages 1+ through 4+ of pitting edema. Features four simulated tissue pads that represent each stage from slight indentation, depicting mild pitting and slight indentation with no perceptible swelling of the area, to deep pitting with deep indentation that is swollen and persists for a long period. Provides practice of assessment of stages, depth, and rebound time to baseline. Includes tray, key card, and storage box.

This trainer teaches students to assess stages 1+ through 4+ of pitting edema by pressing on simulated skin & observing stage, depth & rebound time.
Details

Made of lifelike synthetic tissue, this trainer is ideal for teaching students to grade pitting edema. The trainer realistically depicts stages 1+ through 4+. Students can press on the simulated skin tissue and make their observations based on the depth of the indentation and the time it persists once pressure is released. Facilitates assessment of the stage, depth, and rebound time to baseline. Includes four tissue pads representing each stage, insert tray, key card, and storage box.