Tenderfoot Heel Incision Device

Tenderfoot is a safe, gentle and effective heel incision device that is less painful and traumatic to the newborn.

  • SoftSweepTM Incision method performs a gentle sweeping arc instead of a puncture
  • Smoother incision results in less bruising for quick healing
  • Precise incision for adequate blood sampling for less re-sticking
  • Four convenient sizes to suit any baby's heel
  • Permanently retractable blade for user safety

Watch the Tenderfoot Demonstration Video here.

 

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  • Blood Collection - Heel Incision

Specifications

Description Product
Code
Depth Length Case Color Indications*
Tenderfoot
Micro-Preemie
TFM 50I 0.65 mm 1.40 mm Blue <1000 g
Tenderfoot
Preemie
TFP 50I
TFP 200I
TFP 1000I
0.85 mm 1.75 mm White low birth weight
1000 g - 2500 g
Tenderfoot
Newborn
TF 50I
TF 200I
TF 1000I
1.00 mm 2.50 mm Pink/Blue birth to 3-6 months
>2500 g - 9 kg
Tenderfoot
Toddler
TFT 50I 2.00 mm 3.00 mm Pink 6 months - 2 years
>9 kg

* These are suggested indications, ultimately the clinical judgement of the medical staff should determine which Tenderfoot device to use.