The skin may be trapped between the upper and lower parts upon closing the device. The solution is built into the Pacey Cuff where a pinch prevention foam flap prevents skin from becoming lodged between the two parts. The best policy is to be sure that the skin is not trapped each time you close the Pacey Cuff by inspecting the area.
The Pacey Cuff has a unique degree of closure for each individual person. The number required to control urine flow is found by individual testing. The number, indicating pressure, can be increased if leaking occurs. A thin pad used in combination with the Cuff may be used to capture occasional drops of urine
The cost of the PaceyCuff should have reimbursement coverage by the patient's extended health and/or medicare. The amount of reimbursement will vary depending on the state that you live in and/or you extended medical coverage. We encourage the patient or his care giver to enquire with the patient's extended health care or the state medicare to determine the extent of reimbursement.
Skin infections may be a reason to avoid using the Pacey Cuff until treated. Follow the instructions of your physician. Also, co-morbidities may impact the use of the device and require discussion with your caregiver or physician.
> Poor blood supply to the Pelvic area .
> Diabetes may cause vascular disease , sensory loss, and skin issues.
> Neurologic deficiency or drug use may limit use.
Selected individuals who are alert, do not use Sleeping medications, and have no co-morbidities, may be suitable for continuous use. The compression of the Pacey Cuff should be eased at night when there is less need for control. Use of the device over a 24hour period should be discussed with a professional.
There are occasions when it is wise to use a pad if you are expecting a prolonged period without an opportunity to void. Frequent voiding and moderate fluid intake make the Pacey Cuff more effective.
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