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Alternating Pressure Mattress Reviews. Expert Buying Guide

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 7:29:13 PM America/New_York

Alternating Pressure Mattress Reviews. Expert Buying Guide

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The right alternating pressure mattress system is the one that meets a person's healthcare, personal, and lifestyle needs. With so many alternating pressure mattress systems available, knowing which one to buy can be very confusing. The lack of information and the abundance of misinformation on the web complicates the decision. Paid bloggers rather than industry professionals write much of the information found on the web. Unfortunately, even most medical dealers and healthcare professionals don't understand the differences. So I'm here to share reviews, insights, and learnings from 25 years of industry experience.

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How does an alternating pressure mattress work to heal wounds

Sunday, August 8, 2021 8:47:27 PM America/New_York

How does an alternating pressure mattress work to heal wounds?

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For those with limited mobility, have a open wound or at high-risk of skin breakdown, an alternating pressure mattress is recommended by medical professionals to prevent and treat wounds. An alternating pressure mattress promotes wound healing by helping to relieve pressure and improve blood flow. Let’s take a closer look to learn more about how this therapy works.

 

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How coccyx cushions help prevent tailbone pain

Friday, August 6, 2021 11:09:08 AM America/New_York

How coccyx cushions help prevent tailbone pain?

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The coccyx is widely accepted as part of a rudimentary tail bone in humans that has lost its original function through evolution. Most people do not know they have a tailbone until they feel pain.

Tailbone pain is typically caused by over-stressing or pressure on the lower spine’s coccyx bone. But the root cause may not always be clear, and treatment options limited. Coccyx cushions offer a solution.

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Caring for illegally discharged patients at home

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:57:15 AM America/New_York

caring for illegally discharged patients at home

 

Nursing homes are looking to get rid of unprofitable patients and patients who require extra care. They seek to justify eviction through minor outbursts or infractions and ship them off to hospital emergency rooms or psychiatric hospitals. However, after discharge, nursing homes refuse to take the patients back, evicting them sometimes in a matter of hours often in violation of federal law.

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ADAPT PRO ELITE - ADVANCED PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION & TREATMENT THROUGH INNOVATION

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For those confined to a bed or who have limited mobility and spend a lot of time in bed, an Alternating Pressure Low Air Loss Mattress System is the most effective way to prevent and treat stages I-IV pressure sores. Doctors and wound care professionals prescribe the use of these systems however, one does not require a prescription to purchase this type of therapeutic mattress. With or without a prescription, there is much to consider when purchasing a system, and very little information available. Even many healthcare professionals lack the understanding of these systems for an alternating pressure mattress system can be a frustrating and confusing task as there is no

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Memory Foam vs Alternating Pressure Mattress for Preventing Bed Sores

Friday, April 5, 2019 10:29:42 AM America/New_York

When choosing a mattress for a person with limited mobility, it is important to understand the importance the mattress plays in that person's health, particularly of the skin. Bed sores can quickly form when prolonged pressure between the body and the mattress impedes blood flow to the skin. Without proper blood flow, the skin will breakdown. For those with limited mobility, preventing bed sores via a mattress that helps redistribute pressure is essential. How does one determine if a memory foam mattress or alternating pressure mattress is most appropriate?

Memory Foam vs Alternating Pressure Mattress for Preventing Bed Sores

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Preventing Pressure Sores in People with Muscular Dystrophy

Saturday, March 23, 2019 3:43:07 AM America/New_York

For people with Muscular Dystrophy particularly Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy whose condition limits mobility, muscle tone, cognition and confines them to a wheelchair. pressure ulcers are a common risk. Although many people with MD face similar challenges, surprisingly there are limited options to help address these common issues. However, there is now a series of therapeutic wheelchair and recliner cushions developed for the prevention and treatment of stages I-IV sores. These cushions were developed specifically to meet the needs of those with conditions that limit mobility.

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Questions to ask when purchasing an Alternating Mattress System

Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:04:31 AM America/New_York

Questions to ask when purchasing an Alternating Mattress System

The differences between alternating pressure mattress systems.

Pressure sores are a significant health risk for people with limited mobility. Prevention or treatment is essential often via the use of an alternating pressure mattress. With a plethora of alternating pressure low air loss mattresses on the market all claiming to be effective, how does the average consumer know which one to purchase?

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Tips for preventing bed sores and pain in a recliner

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 9:50:25 PM America/New_York

Tips for the prevention & treatment of bed sores in a recliner or lift chair. 

For people with limited mobility, sleeping or spending their day in a hospital bed is not always possible. Limited mobility or the inability to reposition oneself, increases the possibility and incidence of bed sores and potentially devastating infection. Below are several tips on how to prevent and help heal bed sores and pain in a home recliner or lift chair.

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Alternating Pressure Coccyx Cushion Prevent & Treat Recurring Tailbone Bed Sores

Friday, September 28, 2018 2:29:45 PM America/New_York

Newest Innovation - Prevent & Heal Sores on the Tailbone - Alternating Pressure Coccyx Cushion 

Bed sores in the sacrum and coccyx are often the quickest to develop and most difficult to treat. There are limited therapeutic options to address these types of injuries and fewer options for those who are less mobile. However, new developments in therapeutic support surfaces offer hope for the prevention and treatment of recurring bed sores in the coccyx / tailbone and sacrum.

 

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