Special needs infants require specific yet gentle care which includes the performance of vital medical procedures. This newborn-size infant allows health care facilities and medical staff to teach special procedures and develop a nursing care plan for special needs infants. The Life/form® Special Needs Infant was developed for a wide range of educational training, including beginning nursing students. Medical devices that can be used include: tracheostomy tube and suction catheter, gastrostomy tube, nasogastric tube, and urethral catheter. Other general cares that may be practiced include: bathing, diapering, and various dressing changes. Three-year warranty. Carrying bag included. Tracheostomy and gastrostomy tubes not included.
Procedures that can be practiced include:
Tracheostomy care (placement and suctioning) size 3 mm
Gastrostomy care (lavage and gavage) size 14 FR
Nasogastric care (placement, lavage, gavage, and suctioning) size 8 FR or smaller
Urethra catheterization (insertion, placement, and care) size 8 FR
Colostomy stoma (basic care purposes only)