The biggest factor in the formation of a pressure ulcer is pressure, anyway we can reduce or remove pressure will prevent the formation of a pressure ulcer. The zero-pressure mattress is one of the most effective wound care products on the market today. Its 3-cell technology uses alternating zero pressure to fully eliminate the action of pressure on areas of the body that are at the greatest risk. Maximum prevention and “Regular application and removal of pressure” for maximum therapy. The 7.5 minute cell cycle simulates the body’s normal response to pressure for natural protection.

Kosiak studied the link between pressure and time showing that even verylow pressure can lead to tissue damage. He concluded that since it is impossible to completely eliminate all pressure for a long period of time, it becomes imperative that the pressure be completely eliminated at frequent intervals in order to allow circulation to the ischaemic tissues and prevent pressure ulcers.

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The innovative design and construction of the connected air cells allows effective removal of pressure. This has been proven to increase the therapeutic effect of the system and promotes accelerated wound healing

Effectiveness of an active system is a key issue in dealing with pressure ulcers. Carers should be well aware of what equipment they are using and should put their patient solely on proven therapy products.