mattress overlay


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mattress overlay

A cushioned surface placed on top of a bed to decrease pressure on bony prominences and reduce the chance of the patient's developing pressure ulcers.
See also: overlay
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The number of LAL beds has decreased by 60% over a 24-month period, with the bulk of patients needing LAL therapy now being placed on LAL mattress overlays which are 40% less expensive to rent than LAL beds.
The WAFFLE[R] Bariatric Mattress Overlay is available now for purchase through EHOB's nationwide resellers and on the company's Web site, www.
Sales of other medical products included a 22% increase in sales of mattress overlays due to higher export sales and a 1% increase in sales of patient positioners.
Sales of mattress overlays declined by 9%, Selan[R] skin care product sales were down by 3% and patient positioner sales fell by 1%.
When possible, choose static mattresses or mattress overlays rather than the more costly, and more bothersome, alternating air mattresses.
Market size data for Pressure Relief Devices market segments - Specialty Beds Rental Business, Specialty Beds Sales Business, Mattresses and Mattress Overlays.
Market size data for Pressure Relief Devices market categories - Mattresses, Mattress Overlays, Speciality Beds Rental Business and Speciality Beds Sales Business
Effective strategies for preventing pressure ulcers include the use of support surfaces (mattresses, beds, and cushions), mattress overlays on operating tables, and specialized foam and sheepskin overlays.
The full range of Action[R] wheelchair cushions, mattress overlays, and accessories delivers high-quality, low-maintenance pressure ulcer prevention and treatment.
UKPRwire, Thu Nov 28 2013] GBI Research's report, "Pressure Relief Devices Market to 2019 - Increasing Focus on Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Quality of Care to Drive Growth" looks at the market, competitive landscape, and trends for the four pressure relief devices market segments, mattress overlays, specialty beds (rentals), specialty beds (sales), and mattresses.
Reassessment should be conducted when mattress overlays or positioning items are added or removed, when bed rails or mattresses are changed, or when a resident is placed into a different bed.
mattress overlays or positioning poles) are added or removed; or (3) when bed system components are changed or replaced (e.