advanced static support surfaces, alternating-air mattresses
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Ann Intern Med. 2013 Jul 2;159(1):28-38 Systematic Review
IN pressure ulcers, bedriden patients The Use of
advanced static support surfaces, alternating-air mattresses
As Treatment, Acute
Is better Than
regular mattresses
To reduce incidence of pressure ulcers (RR 0.20 to 0.60). Alternating-air mattresses are no more effective than advanced static supports