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The Same Chair Does Not Work For All Patients

The Same Chair Does Not Work For All Patients

Dear Colleagues, I welcome lots of questions from a variety of individuals seeking suggestions for fall and fall injury prevention interventions. Sometimes the messages are to run an idea by me to seek my opinion, like this request from a hospital trying to solve the...

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Protect Your Patients From Injury

Protect Your Patients From Injury

Floor Mats Do Reduce Impact Severity: They Work!   Colleagues, Protecting patients from injury when they falls requires different interventions than preventing them from a fall. The main intervention to reduce impact when patients fall from be is the Floor Mat...

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A First Glimpse of Independence

A First Glimpse of Independence

For patients who have suffered a complete spinal cord injury, like Wesley Tweet, their first glimpse of independence often occurs once they arrive to a specialized rehabilitation facility like Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals in Nebraska. A quadriplegic, Wesley was...

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Navigating Life With Limited Mobility

Navigating Life With Limited Mobility

After suffering a complete spinal cord injury, Donna Cadwallader of St. Joseph, Missouri, is learning to navigate life with limited mobility. While rehabilitating at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals in Lincoln, Nebraska, Donna was exposed to the AC 20 Assistive...

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Bed Height Must Be Individualized

Bed Height Must Be Individualized

Low Bed Height is NOT a Universal Fall Precaution   Colleagues, I hope that my inaugural resource message last month to re-evaluate your bathroom grab bar placement was helpful to you. I also hope that you shared the research and evidence to your Falls Committee...

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Creating a Safe Environment for Toileting

Creating a Safe Environment for Toileting

Proper Grab Bar Placement in Bathrooms Reduces Falls Colleagues, I am delighted to launch this first informational message to you on behalf of Curbell Medical, Inc., designed to provide you with fall and fall injury prevention resources. The resources that I am...

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Curbell Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Curbell Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Orchard Park‐Based Curbell, Inc. Celebrates 75 Years of Growth and Evolution in 2017 What started as a macaroni producer and a small machine shop located in the heart of Buffalo’s industrial district in 1942 has become one of the nation’s leading suppliers of plastic...

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Working with UB’s Engineering Department

Working with UB’s Engineering Department

Curbell is committed to giving back to the communities that we serve. One way we do so is by partnering with students at local colleges and universities on a variety of business initiatives. These initiatives support our business goals while providing students with...

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