HAPI Prevention

HAPI Prevention

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Hospital Acquired Pressure Injury risks are magnified during surgery when anesthetized patients cannot feel pain or voluntarily adjust their position. Xodus Medical listens to patient advocates and carefully designs products to help customers comply with up-to-date AORN Patient Positioning Guidelines for pressure management and also prevent CMS Never Events related to HAPI formation.

By developing products that are unique, both in terms of design and material quality, Xodus Medical has become a trusted resource for clinicians seeking to enhance their HAPI prevention initiatives. Our positioning solutions offer unmatched levels of softness, breathability, moisture management, immersiveness, and envelopment characteristics.


HAPI Statistics

  • For every 30 minutes of surgery the risk of pressure injuries increases by 40%1
  • Procedures lasting longer than 2.5 — 3 hours are significantly more likely to cause skin and underlying tissue damage2
  • In addition to patient safety risks, HAPI formation burdens hospitals with treatment costs, ranging from $5,000 to $90,000 per incident2

2Nursing Management 2017
We are committed to working with our customers in an effort to address the challenge of reducing Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries, and ultimately, improving the safety and satisfaction of our patients.

Driven by Data,
Validated Through Experience

Landmark Study Journal of Gynecologic Surgery

“Postoperative erythema was significantly less common on the Pink Pad…”   View  >

The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology

“…There was significantly less pain in the Pink Pad group… [it] presents a novel opportunity to limit the narcotic requirement after minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.”   View  >

Surgical BackPacks

“Unlike traditional table covers, DermaProx helps prevent tear and shear… DermaProx removes moisture, preserving skin pH and preventing irritation and breakdown.”   View  >

Pink Pad Pressure Mapping Study

“... An independently significant pressure reduction on the subject scapular and sacrum regions when using the Pink Pad… reduction in pressure for the scapular and sacrum regions shoe a similarly significant reduction of 42.94%.”   View  >

Continuing Education Training

CE Seminar: Advanced Patient Safety Practices: Mastering the Challenges of Trendelenburg Positioning
CE Seminar: Advances in Hip Arthroscopy
CE Seminar: Advanced Techniques for Prone Positioning
CE Seminar: Safely Positioning Patients for Lengthy Procedures
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