Versatility of a Static Air Overlay: Brought in for one purpose, it was soon accomplishing Five!

Rebecca Gute, RN, BSN, CWOCN, Elkhart General Hospital, Elkhart, IN

A static air overlay was initially brought into a 300-bed acute care facility to reduce pressure ulcer development and specialty bed rental costs. It became clear that the overlay offered many additional benefits to patients and caregivers. The overlay assisted with patient turning, transferring, mobilizing and were also used on patients in Radiology. 

Related Materials

Versatility of a Static Air Overlay: Brought in for one purpose,...
A static air overlay was brought in to a 300-bed acute care facility to reduce reduce pressure ulcer development and specialty bed rental costs. It became evident that the overlay offered many additional benefits to patients and caregivers.


Products Applicable to this Study: