Critically-ill patients are often physiologically and hemodynamically unstable, requiring complex treatment supporting perfusion and circulation. Pressure injuries are common complications for these patients, especially for those who are hypotensive, sedated, and mechanically ventilated. Read our blogs dedicated to preventing pressure injuries in a med-surg healthcare setting with high-quality hospital bed mattresses.
MedMattress provides medical support surface to fit any hospital bed in your facility, especially in a Med-Surg unit. These hospital bed mattresses offer solutions for every level of care including general patient, ICU/CCU and advanced care. All MedMattress mattresses are created with CertiPUR-US certified foam to ensure the highest quality mattress for your patients.
How Support Surfaces Can Help Prevent Pressure Injuries Throughout Your Facility/
How Support Surfaces Can Help Prevent Pressure Injuries Throughout Your Facility Pressure ulcers, also known as pressure sores or bedsores, occur when an area of skin is either under a large amount of pressure in a short period of time or less pressure over a longer period of time (4). These types of pressure injuries […]Read more »
Mattress Contamination & Infection Control/
Mattress Contamination and Infection Control Patient Safety Concerns Healthcare facilities wipe down and disinfect all mattresses between patients to prevent the spread of infection. Because it is protected by the cover, the mattress core is not cleaned. If the integrity of the mattress cover becomes compromised, however, blood and bodily fluids may become trapped inside […]Read more »
Therapeutic Support Surfaces in the Critical Care Unit/
Therapeutic Support Surfaces in the Critical Care Unit Critically-ill patients are often physiologically and hemodynamically unstable, requiring complex treatment supporting perfusion and circulation. Pressure injuries are common complications for these patients, especially for those who are hypotensive, sedated, and mechanically ventilated. This article will describe how a multifaceted strategy that includes nutritional support, frequent repositioning, […]Read more »
Utilizing Alternating Pressure Mattresses for Decubitus Ulcer Management/
Utilizing Alternating Pressure Mattresses for Decubitus Ulcer Management: Therapeutic Support Surfaces 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 minutes when manual repositioning […]Read more »
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 mattresses […]Read more »
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 up […]Read more »
FDA Cautions for Inspection on Healthcare Mattress Covers/
FDA Cautions for Inspection on Healthcare Mattress Covers The FDA has brought recent attention to the importance of frequent examination and replacement of medical bed mattress covers for healthcare professionals. With over 458 reports received in the past two years by the FDA, the concern of increased infection risk in hospital beds is being addressed, […]Read more »