Friction Reducers

Friction-Reducers: Patran
friction reducer
Friction Reducing Sheets - Patrans should be used with all patients
  • Should be used when a patient requires assistance moving up in the bed, turning, and can be used for lateral transfers
  • Should be removed from under the patient when not in use (keep tucked at the foot of the bed)
  • Blue Patrans are the standard size patrans.
  • Pink Patrans are for Bariatric patients only.
  • Kept in clean utility rooms throughout hospital