Blue Chip Medical Products proudly commemorates its 27th anniversary as a pioneer in the field of wound prevention and treatment. With a steadfast commitment to excellence and patient care, Blue Chip continually innovates new products that consistently set the standard for clinically effective wound care across the America’s and Europe. Through relentless research and development […]
COMMON USE ALTERNATING PRESSURE Prevention & Treatment of Stages I-IV Pressure Injury AIR FLUIDIZED THERAPY Treatment of Stages III-IV Pressure Injury, burns, flap surgeries, grafts & unstageable wounds Both AFT and Alternating Pressure therapy are for the treatment of late-stage pressure sores. There are benefits and restrictions to each therapy. However, where, when, […]
Reactive hyperemia is the body’s response to periods of inadequate blood supply to a tissue or organ such as the skin. This phenomenon in wound care, refers to increase of blood circulation in the small arteries and capillaries after the skin has experienced a temporary obstruction in blood flow. Obstruction in blood supply to the […]
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 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 […]
Traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) is a substantial cause of impairment, with serious physical, functional and emotional repercussions.