Lumbar Puncture & Epidural Simulator Mk 2

Part KKM43B


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This simulator is designed to teach the lumbar puncture and epidural procedures, allowing hands-on training without the need for direct patient contact.

  • Epidural procedure can be practiced
  • Variations of puncture pads: adult normal, adult obese, elderly, ederly obese and epidural
  • 3 different support bases for lateral and sitting positions, and team teaching
  • Patient position management
  • Skin preparation can be practiced
  • Palpation of pelvic landmarks
  • Palpation of lumbar spinous process
  • Needle positioning and insertion
  • Collection of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
  • CSF pressure measurement
  • Epidural

To see the abstract for the paper titled 'Evaluation of M43B Lumbar Puncture Simulator II as a Training Tool for Identification of the Epidural Space and Lumbar Puncture' please click here

  • Lifelike lower torso
  • Realistic tissue resistance
  • Puncture sites not visible on skin
  • Skin is quick and easy to remove using magnetic clips
  • Puncture Block is transparent to allow viewing of the vertebrae (L2-L5) and the associated puncture sites
  • Puncture Block is quick and easy to replace
  • Large Puncture Block is available which features whole vertebral bodies and costal processes (must be ordered separately)
  • Each vertebral space can be punctured up to 30 times
  • Easy maintenance
  • Additional support base supplied for 2 person training
  • User refillable fluid reservoir
  • A comprehensive guide to the relevant anatomy, physiology, indications and performance of the lumbar puncture procedure is included
  • A guide to CSF fluid analysis and lumbar puncture risk management is included
  • Separate articulated Lumbar Spine model (L2-L5) is supplied to aid anatomical understanding
  • 1 Replacement Skin Part No: KK11348-150
  • 2 Puncture Block - Normal Part No: KK11348-090
  • 1 Puncture Block - Obese Part No: KK11348-110
  • 1 Puncture Block - Senior Part No: KK11348-120
  • 1 Puncture Block - Senior Obese Part No: KK11348-130
  • 1 Puncture Block - Epidural Part No: KK11348-140
  • 1 Lumbar Spine Anatomical Model Part No: KK11348-060
  • 1 Puncture Block Support
  • 1 Lower torso with 3 support bases
  • 1 Reservoir stand and bag
  • 1 Syringe

V. Uppal, R. J. Kearns, E. M. McGrady (2011). "Evaluation of M43B Lumbar puncture simulator-II as a training tool for identification of the epidural space and lumbar puncture." Anaesthesia 66(6): 493-496.

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