Group II Therapeutic Mattress Types:
Non-Powered Pressure Reduction Mattress
Channels air through cells for maximum patient immersion. Dry Floatation.
Alternating Pressure Mattress
Alternates inflation and deflation of cells to constantly change pressure points and promote circulation.
Low Air Loss Mattress
Floats the patient on air-filled cells while circulating air across the skin to reduce moisture and help maintain a constant skin interface pressure "True Air Loss" utilizes 100-150 liters of air per minute to maintain normal skin temperature and moisture levels, yet will not dry out therapeutic dressings.
Lateral Rotation Mattress:
Program the interval to rotate the patient from side to side in order to cyclically change pressure points. Reduces risk of pulmonary complications, stimulates gastrointestinal tract, improves circulation and provides pressure relief without disturbing the patient.
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A Low air loss mattresses floats the patient on air-filled cells while
circulating air across the skin to reduce moisture and help maintain a
constant skin interface pressure.
A typical Low air loss
mattress utilizes 100-150 liters of air per minute to maintain normal
skin temperature and moisture levels.
Low air loss mattresses
like the Roho Select Air, are used in hospitals, nursing homes and other
long term medical establishments to prevent or alleviate pressure
ulcers in patients who are unable to move on their own.
therapeutic Support Surfaces like low air loss mattresses are a proven
way to help prevent and treat pressure ulcers. They come in many shapes
and sizes, and there are numerous types available. Some models are
designed to be placed on top of the existing mattresses, while some
models replace the existing mattresses.