Specialised Chairs for the
- Support the specific needs of the department
- Contribute to efficient examinations and treatments
- Promote a good working position
A better way to do screenings
Nottingham City Hospital intention with the VELA Mammography Chair was to ease examination for shorter staff, but the chair quickly became popular with other staff too. And patients prefer this ‘new’ way of screening. Daily challenges in a mammography department: Moving the patient to the machine for examination Positioning the patient precisely to obtain an accurate image of the breast tissue Keeping the patient steady while the mammography is being performed Ensuring an ergonomic working position for staff to prevent musculoskeletal pain A VELA Mammography Chair helps to keep the patient steady during the examination, while also providing an optimal working position for staff.
X-ray chair for patients
Daily challenges in an X-ray department: Examining many elderly patients who have difficulty in walking or other mobility problems. Moving the patient to a device for examination. Positioning the patient properly in relation to the device. Keeping the patient still while the examination is carried out.
Eyelid surgery – what the nurse recommends
Daily challenges for the assisting nurse: During surgery, it is often difficult to get close to the patient without compromising ergonomics and maintaining a good sitting position. When you assist during surgery, you sit in different work positions, for example when you are assisting with surgical tools or operate the microscope. A good chair must be able to support the different seating positions.
Clinic Ergonomics – VELA Samba 420
The EPI-Zentrum Hamburg is an outpatient physiotherapy practice specialising in orthopaedics and sports medicine, making it a popular place for all types of athletes, including professionals from clubs such as HSV and FC St. Pauli. Knowledge about ergonomics is central to the treatment of patients. Nevertheless, when they are busy, it can be difficult for the physiotherapists to make sure they also think about ergonomics in relation to their own working environment.