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The Zero Flex A development system for Flash-based applications from Adobe. Introduced in 2004 as a J2EE application, Flex compiles ActionScript code and XML-based user interface descriptions (MXML) into binary Flash files (SWF files). [TM] Hair Care System, available from Direct Supply, makes hair care safer and more comfortable for residents and staff. Designed by a geriatric geriatric /ger·i·at·ric/ (jer?e-at´rik)
1. pertaining to elderly persons or to the aging process.

2. pertaining to geriatrics.


ger·i·at·ric
adj.
1.
 specialist, Zero Flex eliminates the potential stroke-inducing neck hyperextension hy·per·ex·ten·sion
n.
Extension of a joint beyond its normal range of motion.



hyper·ex·tend
 caused by traditional salon shampoo shampoo

a cleaning agent, usually liquid, for hair; usually consists of a detergent and perfume. Some, usually referred to as medicated shampoos, contain therapeutic substances such as parasiticides, antimicrobials, ketatolytic agents, and antiseborrheic compounds such as selenium
 bowls. This phenomenon is often referred to as Beauty Parlor Stroke Syndrome and studies indicate that the elderly are more susceptible to it than others.

The Zero Flex System protects residents by allowing hair to be shampooed with the neck in a safe, natural position. It also protects staff and stylists from back strain because they can shampoo hair in an ergonomically correct position.

Residents can remain safely seated in their wheelchairs--no transfers necessary. Because the Zero Flex keeps water from splashing splashing

an abattoir term for large areas of hemorrhage in the form of brush marks or groups of spots, usually evident in muscles and under serous membranes.
 on a resident's face or clothing, it is helpful for residents with Alzheimer's. This portable system is fully compatible with any existing shampoo bowl, sink, or backwash station.

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Date:Sep 1, 2003
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