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Introducing The Q

A Pediatric Position Holder

Why we call it The Q

The Q Pediatric Position Holder was created by Dr. Frank Quattromani (a.k.a. “Dr. Q”), a board certified pediatric radiologist.

The Q solves immobilization challenges better and with less stress on the patient

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The Q is simple while allowing a variety of holds

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Patient laid flat on the Pediatric Position Holder A One Arm Hold
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A Two Arm Hold Two Arms and One Leg Hold
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Both Arms And Legs Held Securely Perineum flap folds against the leg and outer flap wraps around leg for additional support and comfort

The Q positioner maximizes contact, minimizes movement allowing for sufficient immobilization without unnecessary hands-on

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Two Arms One Leg - Note the Inner Fold Two Arms Both Legs - Outer Fold Surrounds and Secures
Two Arms Both Legs Immobilization - Pediatric Position Holder & Immobilizer
Ultrasound on Back
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IV Line Placement
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A casting procedure using The Q

Certified Child Life Specialists (CCLS)

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Medical play allows children to “play” out anxieties regarding medical experiences Children who participate in Medical Play experience less procedural distress

Additional features and characteristics

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Most pediatric medical procedures are better performed when the child is motionless

Radiation reduction

The opportunity to reduce radiation exposure is a critical issue within the pediatric radiology community. The Q assists children to remain montionless for diagnostic X-Rays, thus fewer exposures could mean less radiation.

The Q allows the radiologic technologists to remain further from the primary and scatter radiation.

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Design

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Parents are positive about The Q

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“Months ago my baby had a VCUG the old way – technologists had to manually restrain my daughter during the procedure.Therefore, I was so apprehensive when we returned for our follow-up examination. This time the technologist used The Q. It was so much better for my baby and much less stressful for me as a parent.”
Mom of 6 month old infant, Lubbock, TX
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"My daughter was so happy you let me stay in the room during the procedure. My daughter stayed focused on me and the Q holder and less on the room and scary machines.”
Dad of 2 year old from Clovis, NM
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“My son was wiggling too much to allow the technologist to get good ultrasound pictures. After we put on the foam holder, the technologist was able to get clearer pictures.”
Mom of 16 month old from Hobbs, NM

Creators

Dr. Frank Louis Quattromani, M.D. >

Frank Louis Quattromani, M.D.

Pediatric Radiologist

Patricia Rae Quattromani

Co-Inventor and Product Designer

For more information contact us at:

Phone: (806)778-2183 or (806)241-0373

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.PediatricPositionHolder.com - The Q


[1] Infant immobilization and pediatric papooses: We’ve come a long way. Journal of Emergency Nursing Oct. 2007; 33:451-5

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