The MedMattress Journal

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Utilizing Alternating Pressure Mattresses for Decubitus Ulcer Management

  Utilizing Alternating Pressure Mattresses for Decubitus Ulcer Management: Better Support Surfaces, Better Patient Outcomes Therapeutic support surfaces and patient repositioning are essential components of decubitus ulcer prevention and treatment.  One strategy to relieve pressure against the skin is the use of powered alternating pressure mattresses.  They automatically shift the patient’s body weight every few […]

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Therapeutic Support Surfaces in the OR

Therapeutic Support Surfaces in the OR: Better Support Surfaces, Better Patient Outcomes Postoperative patients face a number of challenges during recovery, including pain management, nausea, sore throat and constipation. Amongst these common complications, intraoperative pressure ulcers can develop as well. To protect patients’ skin during procedures, pressure ulcer prevention is now an important standard of […]

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Protecting Patients’ Skin with Hospital Bed Mattresses

  Protecting Patients’ Skin with Hospital Bed Mattresses: Better Support Surfaces, Better Patient Outcomes MedMattress is dedicated to providing high-quality therapeutic support surfaces and medical mattresses. The MedMattress Care Collection features foam hospital bed mattresses that were created to align with the Braden Scale and provide sleep solutions for every patient’s risk level. Our therapeutic […]

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Stretcher Pads in the Emergency Department

  Stretcher Pads in the Emergency Department: Better Support Surfaces, Better Patient Outcomes By prioritizing patient care and providing appropriate support surfaces, healthcare facilities can improve patient outcomes. The Emergency Department (ED) is the primary point of entry to the acute health care system. Unfortunately, patients too often leave the ED with painful pressure ulcers […]

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Better Support Surfaces, Better Patient Outcomes

  Better Support Surfaces, Better Patient Outcomes At MedMattress, we believe that better support surfaces produce better patient outcomes. By providing our customers with quality support surfaces designed for the needs of every patient, we can help improve the quality of healthcare. Decubitus ulcers are the leading complication in healthcare facilities across the U.S., costing […]

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Understanding the Differences of FSA, HSA & HRA Accounts

Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs), Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) can be great cost-savings tools. FSA and HSA accounts are funded by individuals while employers fund HRA accounts. These accounts allow money to be set aside on a pre-tax basis to pay for qualified medical expenses such as deductibles, prescriptions, and equipment/supplies.  […]

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How to Clean a Wet Mattress Easily

Accidents happen from time to time.  It is important to know how to clean a wet mattress quickly and easily. Coffee or juice can be spilled on your mattress or rainwater from a leaky roof could get it wet. Pets and young children may wet the bed. Hurricanes or floods can leave the mattress soaking […]

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How to Manage Summer Bug Infestation Indoors?

April showers bring May flowers, and the summer months offer a slew of nasty crawlies to deal with. Insects get healthier and more active as the temperature rises. Insects also move faster through their life cycles during the summer, increasing the number of bugs. Fortunately, bats, frogs, spiders, and many species of birds, including cardinals […]

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How to Treat Bedsores

What are Bedsores? Bedsores, or pressure ulcers, are common injuries associated with individuals who are immobile or have limited mobility. These injuries are a product of prolonged pressure on a sensitive area of skin such as the tailbone, hips and ankles. MedMattress.com offers two types of mattresses that either prevent or treat bedsores. A MedPrevention […]

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The Dangers of Old Camp Furnishings

  Old camp furnishings are hazardous, and not just to the eyes. Worn out furnishings like bunk beds or mattresses can lead to serious issues like a bed bug outbreak or bodily harm. Over time, mattress covers can begin to crack if not properly maintained. These cracks in the mattress cover can collect and harbor […]

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