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Knee Crutches 800-0041
Knee Crutch Pads 508-0154
Initial Release: 7/11/2004
452 Randolph Street, Abington, MA 02351 USA
Toll Free ( 888 ) 724-8763 | Ph (781) 982-7000
Fax (781) 982-7001 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Emergo Europe, Prinsessegracht 20, 2514 AP The Hague, The Netherlands
INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE
Attaching Knee Crutches to Surgical Table
Become familiar with features of patient positioning device before use with patient. Always practice use on a nurse, physician or appropriate volunteer prior to using clinically.
Adjusting Knee Crutches
- Place patient on surgical table.
- Place Schure Socket XL clamps P/N 800-0134 (sold separately) onto surgical table side rails adjacent to patient hips.
- Put mounting post into clamps and turn clamp handles clockwise to tighten.
Detaching Knee Crutches from Surgical Table
- Adjust vertically from 12" (31 cm) to 19" (48 cm) and have a floating brace to provide precise positioning. Adjust height and lock by turning adjustment to the right.
- Lock Knee Crutches by twisting ergonomic handles.
- Turn Schure Socket XL handle counterclockwise to loosen and remove stirrup from socket.
Intended use is to hold patient’s legs during short or long gynecologic, urological or laparoscopic procedures.
Device Dimensions (maximum)
- Extended Length: 44” +/- .5 (112 cm +/- 1 cm)
- Extended Collapsed: 28” +/- .5” (71 cm +/- 1 cm)
- Width: 17” +/- .5” (43 cm +/- 1 cm)
- Depth: 10.5” +/- .5” (27 cm +/- 1 cm)
- Device Weight Per Stirrup: 5 +/- 0.5 lbs. (2.2 +/- .22 kg)
- Connects to surgical table side rails
- Single-person installation
- Knee Crutches has 5/8” (1.6 cm) mounting post which attaches with 800-0134 Schure Socket XL (sold separately)
Knee Crutches are a surgical leg holding device that attaches to surgical table side rails with Schure Socket XL clamps. Device may be used primarily for urology, GYN and GYN laparoscopy as well as for procedures requiring dual site exposures.
508-0154 Knee Crutch Pads (pr)
Other required products for use: 800-0134 Schure Socket XL, 2 each (sold separately)
See side rail dimensions below:
US: 0.374” x 1.122” (9.5 mm x 28.5 mm) PN# 800-0134
Denyer: 0.236” x 1.496” (6 mm x 38 mm) PN# 800-0134-DEN
Europe: 0.394” x 0.984” (10 mm x 25 mm) PN# 800-0134-EU
Eschmann (UK): 0.236” x 1.260” (6 mm x 32 mm) PN# 800-0134-UK
Japan: 0.354” x 1.260” (9 mm x 32 mm) PN# 800-0134-JPN
Swiss: 0.394” x 1.181” (10 mm x 30 mm) PN# 800-0134-SWISS
- Product not made with (NRL) Natural Rubber Latex
- Device supports 350 lb. (159 kg) proportional patient load (6'4" (193 cm) tall patient per 99% human body model)
- Product warranty covers product from manufacturing defects for period of 2 years
- If damaged in shipping, call Customer Service at (888) 724-8763 or (781) 982-7000 to obtain Return Material Authorization (RMA) number. For product warranty issues, contact Customer Service.
- Product is maintenance-free, check product condition before next use
- Life of device is 5 years under normal use
- Store device between –4°F to +86°F (-20°C to 30°C)
- General - Prevent infection by cleaning and disinfecting product before disposal
- Packaging - Dispose packaging material via household waste according to national requirements
- SchureMed accepts back used or retired products - or dispose of product in accordance with national requirements
PRODUCT USE WARNINGS
Maximum load should not exceed appropriate proportion of a patient weighing 350 lbs. (159 kg). Use care with low-maximum load capacity surgical tables that accessory rails are not overloaded.
Hazards result from incorrect use. Strictly follow Instructions for Use with your Operating Table system.
Surgical table load capacities may be less. Never overload surgical table. Device is intended for mounting on surgical table side rail only.
Do not raise thigh closer to torso than 90° as patient may experience nerve damage.
Follow current Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Journal Guidelines for proper cleaning and disinfection procedures.
Adhere to standards for blood-borne pathogens from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Use recommended protective clothing, gloves, masks and eye protection to clean accessory.
Strictly read/follow manufacturer’s directions for cleaning fluids. DO NOT use cleaners containing phenolics.
- Remove major contaminants from accessory with disposable materials. Follow appropriate bio-hazard waste disposal procedures.
- Apply cleaning fluid liberally to entire accessory and wipe with clean, lint-free cloth until all moisture and cleaning fluid is removed from accessory
- Let accessory dry
Any serious incident that has occurred in relation to the device should be reported to the manufacturer and the competent authority of the Member State in which the user and/or patient is established.
IFU-800-0041 REV 3.01