A Proposed Method for Quantifying Low-Air-Loss Mattress Performance by Moisture
Describes a proposed test to objectively measure the effectiveness of a low-air-loss
mattress in removing moisture from an imposed load. Demonstrates the test on six
popularly used low-air-loss mattresses in the United States.
A primer on the modality of low-air-loss: purpose, design, construction, method
of function, effectiveness, quantification of moisture removal, and solutions
to common shortcomings of low-air-loss models. Read this paper in .pdf format.
Case study of an older, long-term-care resident with advanced multiple sclerosis and body sweat necessitating 2 changes of clothing and bed linens daily, and 6 soaker pads per day. After instituting PressureGuard Easy Air, sweat was decreased such that only 1 change of clothing per day and use of 2 soaker pads was necessary.
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