Effectiveness of mattress overlays in reducing interface pressures during recumbency

T.A. KROUSKOP, REBECCA WILLIAMS, MICHAEL KREBS, IRENA HERSZKOWICZ, SUSAN GARBER
1985 Journal of rehabilitation research and development  
Effectiveness o f mattress overlays in reducing interface pressures during recumbency T. A, KROUSKOP, RE" PX-E,D.; REBECCA WILLIAMS, M.S.; MICHAEL KREBS, M.U.; XRENA HERSZKOWIGZ, M,S.; AND SUSAN GARBER, M.S. Abstract---This study evaluates the pressure-retiuc-this posture no longer makes a significant contrition characteristics of seven mattress overlays, Thirty bution to the forces tending to maintain flow of subjects were evaluated on each support surface "io blood and lymph, M~~~~ when a is
more » ... h, M~~~~ when a is detel-mine the interface pressures that are generatr~rl under the most common pressure sore sideh. The support surface are dictated by the differences in elevations between the lumbar areas of the back
doi:10.1682/jrrd.1985.07.0007 fatcat:h2raptdepfeqzdlvrd5n3pfjam