‘Floatation therapy’ from Sareo


Posted on April 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Specialist medical product supplier Sareo Healthcare has launched the Airform Core Floatation Therapy mattress, which it says is a new development in the prevention and management of pressure ulcers. The clinically tested, patented Airform mattress uses a heat sensitive viscoelastic pressure re-distributing foam – Intellifoam – which provides a solution to the problems frequently associated with traditional alternating mattress systems. The Intellifoam shell surrounding the air cells dampens the motion of the alternation, which is said to reduce feelings of motion sickness. Sareo Healthcare says that, in addition, the foam automatically responds to an individual patient’s shape and movement and prevents them from being gradually transported or “wormed” down to the end of the bed, a common complaint about traditional alternating mattresses. The reduction of motion sickness and displacement increases patient comfort. The foam shell is also said to enable an increase in cycle time of inflation and deflation, the





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