The Difference Between a Lateral Rotation Mattress and an Alternating Pressure Mattress
What are the differences between therapies for the prevention and treatment of Pressure Sore Injuries? Within wound care there are misconceptions between the therapies and when each is appropriate. One of the most common misconceptions is that Lateral Rotation is more advanced than alternating pressure at wound treatment. This is especially true when a patient […]
Blue Chip introduces Automated mattress functions that directly address a leading cause of skin breakdown.
Sinking into an Alternating Pressure Mattress is a common and overlooked problem that can lead to the development of wounds that must be addressed at the root cause. For those with limited mobility, repositioning is essential to help prevent skin breakdown. A hospital bed frame that allows the patient to change the position of their […]
Improving Mental Health Care using a Blue Chip Static Air Overlay Mattress
Improving Mental Health Care using a Blue Chip Static Air Overlay Mattress By: Karen Valencia Hamed MSN, AMB-RN, CWOCN, Nurse Care Manager A Mental Health Acute Care inflatable static air overlay mattress Patients in an Acute Mental Health unit have limited options among medical assistive devices. In this environment, limitations are in place to mitigate […]
Mattress made for those with spinal cord injury allows independence and comfort control
Traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) is a substantial cause of impairment, with serious physical, functional and emotional repercussions.