Medical water mattress is an effective means of preventing and arresting pressure sores in bedridden persons resulting from sickness or old age. Water based pressure sore prevention modalities has been shown by research to be most effective anti decubitus modality in comparison to air based modalities or physical techniques such as constant turning.
FACTS ABOUT WATER MATTRESS:
*Water is incompressible therefore body weight spreads evenly on a WM.
*Minimal to no sweating due to high thermal capacity further improves effectiveness.
*Very easy to clean and replace water.
This unit has dimensions of 190cm by 110cm and is exactly the size of a standard hospital bed. An outer support is used to hold the 3 water baffles in place after filling them up and the baffles is then used as seat cushions. Once filled up at the level to which the user is comfortable, it becomes effective