The use of vest-style immobilization devices is becoming more and more common in the medical field. These devices are used when there is a need for a patient to be immobilized but not sedated.
A backboard or vest-style device can help keep patients from moving around while still allowing them to breathe comfortably.
BENEFITS OF IMMOBILIZATIONS
There are many benefits that come with using these types of immobilization devices including their ability to reduce neck injury, they’re easier on the patient’s skin, and they are easy to remove quickly if needed.
There are also a lot of different types of vest-style devices, which makes finding the right option for your patients easy.