Operating Room Device to Know: Cygnus Medical Patient Positioning Products

The Medical Patient Positioning Products from Fairfield, N.J.-based Cygnus Medical help keep patients safe by ensuring proper alignment during surgery.

A series of firm foam pads prevent pressure sores and nerve damage for patients under anesthesia. The pads come in five shapes — head positioning, positioning products for arms, torso positioning, joint positioning and abduction pillows.

The materials are non-latex, non-toxic and fire retardant.

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