In addition to all the features of the MA51 alternating pressure mattress, the MA55 model improves air circulation and cools the body temperature with a unique system of air released into the mattress. Features: High Risk to Stage II (Prevention and Ulcer Treatment): Ideal for High Risk Ulcer Prevention and for treatment of patients who already have Stage II skin breakdown. Alternating Pressure: Reduces interface pressure to aid in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers. On Demand Low Air Loss: Air is sent inside the mattress to keep the mattress environment cool ad assist with moisture management and maintain a dryer environment. The On Demand Low Air Loss pushes air in between the bladders. Alternating Pressure Therapy Time Cycles: Cycles of 5, 10, 15, 20 minutes 20 Air Cells: Made from 70 Denier urethane coated nylon. Easy connect and disconnect with quick connect elbows. Safety Foam Mat: Added safety feature to prevent patient from bottoming out.
This an alternating pressure mattress from Drive Medical. This alternating pressure system is designed to help prevent skin maceration that may occur on bedridden individuals. The pad itself is made up of long-lasting durable heavy gauge vinyl for durability, and features 130 individual bubble cells that give you both maximum comfort and effectiveness. You have the choice to choose a Drive Med Air Mattress that features tuck-in end flaps that will keep the mattress in place.
Albeit both alternating pressure mattresses and low air loss mattresses are fueled and are both utilized as a part of the administration of proper skin care, these two unique mattresses work entirely different from one another.