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The Right Hospital Mattress Speeds Up Patient Recovery

Hospital mattress play a critical role in providing the patient with the appropriate comfort and support while ensuring a full and healthy recovery.  The wrong medical mattress could cause discomfort, sleeplessness, unrest, and even injury.  Therefore, it’s very important to consider all the details, features, and options that different medical mattresses offer.


Below are brief synopses of the different categories of mattresses in our inventory.  We encourage you to evaluate each one to gain a better idea as to which category will best meet your needs.


Bariatric Hospital Mattress

Bariatric mattresses are designed for heavier patients.  The heavy-duty, high-density engineering will provide long-lasting reliable use.  These mattresses will provide the comfort and durability the bariatric patient needs while ensuring proper blood flow to extremities and reducing pressure sore ulcers and bed sores.


Alternating Pressure Hospital Bed Mattresses

Alternating pressure mattresses are designed to provide comfort and durability for patients undergoing pressure sore ulcer treatment and prevention.  These mattresses are simple to set up and designed to fit any standard hospital or homecare beds.


Low Air Loss Hospital Mattress

Low air loss mattresses are engineered to reduce interface pressure for the prevention and treatment of stages I – IV pressure sore ulcers.  These mattresses control pressure, lessen moisture, shear, and friction – all related causes to pressure sore ulcers.


Pressure Reduction Hospital Mattresses

Pressure reduction mattresses feature premium quality, high density foam cores, giving them the strength and durability to handle patients up to 400 lbs.  The cores are further augmented by bonded convoluted foam layers, allowing patients greater comfort and pressure reduction.


Gel Hospital Bed Mattresses

Gel mattresses are designed for maximum pressure relief and durability at affordable prices.  The mattresses contour to the patient’s body, relieving pressure even on high risk areas.  The mattresses are designed to use a minimum amount of gel, yet providing maximum pressure relief.


Foam Hospital  Mattresses

Every foam mattress in our inventory is made from high-quality dense foam for firm support throughout the entire mattress.  The foam mattresses we supply are compress pact for easy delivery and storage.


Water Hospital Mattress

The water mattresses we supply are designed for maximum pressure relief and durability at affordable prices. The mattresses contour to the patient’s body, relieving pressure and thereby reducing the risk of bed sores.  The mattresses are designed to use a minimum amount of water, yet providing maximum pressure relief.


Innerspring Hospital Bed Mattresses

The innerspring mattresses in our inventory are constructed with top-quality inner springs, providing comfortable firmness throughout.


An important factor to consider before purchasing a hospital bed mattress is the prevention of bedsores and pressure sore ulcers.  Bedsores can be attributed to a number of reasons and poorly made and maintained mattresses are highly significant factors.  Bedsores can form quite rapidly, yet take months to heal.  If the patient is on an inappropriate mattress, too much pressure will be applied to different areas of the body.  This will inhibit normal blood flow, causing a bedsore.  If the mattress is not kept clean of debris and fluid, or it doesn’t keep the skin dry by absorbing moisture, a bedsore can form.  There must also be a reduction of friction that may tear the skin.  These are the three main causes of bedsores and pressure sore ulcers.  The best way to treat them is to prevent them, and one of the most important preventive measures is having the appropriate mattress.


MSEC remains dedicated to providing the very best and the very latest in medical supplies and equipment.  We never cease to be on the lookout for the latest innovation that will benefit both our many clients and the patients they dedicate their lives to caring for.  If you have any difficulty finding your choices in our vast inventory, call our customer service at 1-877-706-4480 to speed up your order or to make a special request.  We are always happy to help you.

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