Foot Garment How To

FOOT
GARMENT
   

A Noninvasive
Approach to
DVT
         


Rotate swing arm hooks and attach VP500 pump to the footboard. Make sure that the power switch is in the off position. Plug the pump into the electrical outlet.
 


Fully open the garment flap. Place the inflation bladder section against the base of the patient's foot, with the tube set connection facing upward at the toes.




Holding the garment in place, wrap the garment over top of the foot.
         


Pull middle closure tab over the lower leg and firmly secure.
 


Wrap the remaining material by pulling the tabs around the heel  and firmly secure to the top of the foot.
 


Repeat steps 2 through 5 for the other foot. Make sure the garment is smooth and properly fitted to each foot.
         


Attached the tube set to the garment. You should hear a "click" when the tube set is properly attached. Pull back on the tube to ensure proper connection.
 


Making sure the pump is still in the "OFF" position, attach the tube set to the pump by pushing the white connectors firmly into the pump outlets. You should hear a "click" when the tube set is correctly connected. Pull back on the tube to ensure proper connection.
 


After assuring proper tubing connection to the pump, adjust the dial to the maximum pressure and turn the pump on. Check the garment for comfort and proper function.
         

 
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