An air mattress, also known as an airbed or a blow-up bed, is an inflatable mattress made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) or textile-reinforced urethane plastic or rubber. The deflated mattress can be compacted and carried or stored in a small form. They are inflated by blowing into a valve, either with a manual or an electric pump.
Air mattresses are primarily used to prevent pressure injuries from occurring. Pressure is a big concern in all areas of healthcare, but particularly with elderly people who spend a lot of time sat or laid down. These kinds of pressure injuries are called decubitus ulcers. Pressure ulcers and sores are caused when the skin and underlying tissues are starved of oxygen. When the blood flow decreases, less oxygen reaches our skin cells. This means that the skin cells begin to die and pressure sores form in their place. Air mattresses help to prevent this from ever occurring in the first place. They are often referred to as anti-decubitus mattresses.
- Easy to use
- High comfort
- Help to decrease pressure on a body
- Maintenance free
- Good for bed stores
- Therapy for stage I to III pressure
- Adjustable comfort range with pressure adjustable control knob
- Interchangeable bladders in mattress for easy cleaning and maintenance
- CPR facility for any emergency (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
- Static mode : This features provides constant pressure inside the mattress for patient repositioning, feeding and dressing
- Adjustable hangers of pump to suit any kind of hospital bed frames
- High grade medical non toxic mattress retards bacterial growth
- Ultra quiet air pump operation
- The low air loss holes on the mattress provide good ventilation and keep patients dry form humidity
- Vapour permeable, water resistance cover provides a low friction surface
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