Low Air loss Mattress for Bed Sores
A low air loss mattress is designed to help prevent and treat bed sores (also known as pressure ulcers) by reducing pressure on the skin and increasing air circulation. Bed sores occur when there is prolonged pressure on the skin, which can restrict blood flow and cause tissue damage.
A low air loss mattress works by using a series of small air holes in the surface of the mattress to allow air to circulate between the skin and the mattress. This helps to reduce pressure on the skin and can help to prevent the development of bed sores.
In addition to reducing pressure on the skin, a low air loss mattress can also help to keep the skin cool and dry. This is important because moisture and heat can increase the risk of skin breakdown and bed sores.
Overall, a low air loss mattress can be a helpful tool in preventing and treating bed sores, particularly in patients who are bedridden or have limited mobility. However, it's important to note that a low air loss mattress is just one part of a comprehensive pressure ulcer prevention and treatment plan, which may also include frequent repositioning, skin care, and other interventions as needed.
Here at Wound Care Mattress we have a great selection of low air loss mattress for bed sores. They come in different sizes and feature and utilize a very quite pump to provide patients with the most comfortable experience.
Order online or call us today for advice on the best low air loss mattress or pads for your needs.