Hand Mitt Restraints

 
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These Mitt Restraints are hand protectors personal safety devices. Soft, fiber-filled mitten with tie wrist closure are indicated for patients who are prone to self-injury or who disrupt medical treatment.

Usage Instructions for Safety Mitten Restraints:

Indications for use:

  • Patients assessed to be at risk of disrupting life-saving treatments (e.g., chronic tube pulling).
  • Patients assessed to be at risk of line pulling, which may prevent monitoring of vital signs.
  • Patients whose picking, pulling, scratching, or peeling exacerbates a skin condition, causes self-injury, or compromises wound site integrity.

Contraindications:

  • DO NOT use on a patient who is or becomes highly aggressive, combative, agitated, or suicidal.Adverse Reactions
  • Severe emotional, psychological, or physical problems may occur: if the applied device is uncomfortable; or if it severely limits movement. If symptoms of these problems ever appear for any reason, get help from a qualified medical authority and find a less restrictive, product or intervention.
  • NEVER use mitts on a patient: If an IV or wound site could be compromised by the device
  • With a dislocation or fracture on the affected limb.