LVA1082 5" Alternating Pressure Pad

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LVA1082 5" Alternating Pressure Pad

Designed to provide relief from bedsores, pressure spots, and ulcers caused by prolonged bed rest due to injury, surgery, or illness. Equipped with 16 individual air chambers, the pressure mattress evenly distributes weight for superior comfort and support. Protected with a latex-free, waterproof cover, the mattress supports 320 lbs.

FEATURES

  • Pressure Relief for Enhanced Comfort
    Specifically designed to prevent, treat, and manage pressure ulcers, spots, and bedsores, this 5” alternating pressure mattress comprises 16 sealed air chambers. A variable pressure pump regulates these chambers, effectively alleviating pressure points for individuals with limited mobility or those bedridden.

  • Customizable Pressure and Firmness
    Tailor the overall air pressure to your preference for personalized comfort using the pressure dial on the pump. Adjust the firmness setting from soft to firm to suit individual needs.

  • Whisper-Quiet Pump for Peaceful Rest
    The ultra-quiet variable pressure pump ensures a tranquil rest environment. Easy to adjust, it displays the current air pressure firmness to maintain consistent settings. Equipped with two non-marking hooks, it can be effortlessly attached to the foot of the bed.

  • Protective Waterproof Cover
    Safeguard the pressure mattress with a waterproof, latex-free vinyl cover that easily slips over the air cells. This breathable cover facilitates heat dissipation for patient comfort, is easy to clean, and boasts a durable design, supporting individuals weighing up to 320 pounds securely.

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • What‚Äôs Included:
        • 5‚Äù Alternating pressure mattress
        • Protective mattress cover
        • Air pump
        • Connecting air hose
        • One replacement air bladder
        • Patch kit
  • Uses:
        • Intended for use by those confined to a bed for an extended period
        • Prevents sores that are caused by prolonged bed rest
  • Dimensions:
        • Length: 77 inches
        • Width: 34 inches
        • Height: 5 inches
  • Power:
        • Electrical Power Supply: 110-120 volts
  • Operating Instructions:
        • Position the mattress topper on the bed and snap the water-resistant cover in place.
        • Secure the mattress to the bed by tucking the ends of the mattress cover under the existing mattress or boxspring.
        • Connect the mattress feed pipes to the compressor (pump) connector using the included flexible air hose.
        • Secure the compressor on a flat surface or use the included non-marking hooks to hang the compression on the headboard or footboard, then plug it into a grounded outlet.
        • Turn on the air compression pump and turn the dial to achieve the desired firmness. Make sure the mattress is fully inflated before positioning the patient on top of it.
  • Care Instructions:
      • For best results, wipe down with a damp cloth and mild detergent or disinfectant solution.
      • Do not use corrosive cleaning products such as industrial degreasers or acetic solvents.

    FAQs

  • What is the purpose of an alternating pressure mattress pad?
  • Providing relief from bed sores and other skin problems caused by extended bed rest, the alternating pressure mattress pad sits on top of your existing mattress and promotes increased circulation while reducing skin breakage. The variable pressure mattress pad evenly distributes body weight to relieve pressure spots for exceptional support and comfort. Perfect for immobilized or weak patients who cannot shift their weight frequently.

  • What is included with my purchase? Do I need to purchase anything in addition?
  • Everything you need to get up and running is included with your purchase. Each unit includes:

    • Alternating pressure pump
    • Alternating pressure pad
    • Water-resistant mattress cover
    • Flexible air hose
    • Patch kit
    • Instruction manual
    • One-year guarantee
  • How do I know if my patient needs an alternating pressure mattress pad?
  • An alternating pressure mattress pad should be used for patients who are likely to spend more than 15 hours per day in bed or who are classified as medium to high risk of developing pressure ulcers, or bedsores. People at higher risk are typically: seriously ill; not mobile; have spinal cord injury; do not eat a proper diet; wear prostheses; smoke; are incontinent of stool or urine; have diabetes; have COPD or heart failure; have Alzheimer‚Äôs, Parkinson‚Äôs, or heart failure; or have a broken hip or have had recent hip surgery.

  • What happens if all air is lost due to no electricity, does the mattress deflate?
  • This is a low-air loss mattress and will stay inflated for up to 24 hours in the instance of a power outage.

  • How do I adjust the firmness or softness of my alternating pressure mattress?
  • The air pressure can be adjusted using the dial on the air pump to the desired firmness level.

  • Do the air cells cycle?
  • Yes, they do cycle. The air-filled channels alternate from inflating to deflating to help vary the pressure and reduce the risk of pressure sores and ulcers.

  • What is the cycle time?
  • The air cycle time is approximately 6 minutes.

  • What is the pressure range?
  • The air pressure range is 30 to 130 mmHg.

  • How loud is the pump?
  • The pump is very quiet, producing only a slight hum as the air pressure alternates.

  • Does the alternating pressure mattress help to avoid/reduce bedsores?
  • Yes, the alternating pressure mattress is used to prevent the formation of bedsores and allow existing bedsores to heal. The mattress will relieve pressure from vulnerable areas so that sores do not develop. It is recommended that high-risk areas be checked regularly for the formation of pressure spots and bedsores.

  • The nurse recommended a low-air loss mattress system. Is this the right product?
  • Yes, the alternating air pressure mattress topper is a low air loss mattress system that is used in conjunction with a standard twin-size mattress.

  • Is the pump compatible with 220 volts?
  • No, the pump is not compatible with 220 volts. It used standard 110V only.

  • How do I clean my alternating pressure mattress?
  • To clean your mattress, first, disconnect the compression pump from the electrical outlet. Use a lint-free cloth with a mild detergent or disinfectant solution to wipe down the cover and air bladders as needed. Carefully dry the mattress with a soft towel and allow the mattress to air dry completely before replacing the cover. The mattress can also be wiped down with alcohol wipes or light rubbing alcohol.

  • Can I remove the mattress cover?
  • Yes, the mattress cover is removable.

  • Is the mattress cover waterproof?
  • Yes, the protective mattress cover is water-resistant.

  • In Which direction does the mattress go on the bed?
  • The mattress cover includes a ‚Äúhead‚Äù and ‚Äúfoot‚Äù icon for proper positioning.

  • Can you buy replacement bladders for the mattress?
  • If an air bladder is not properly inflating, first try resetting the pump to ensure it is working correctly. If this does not resolve the issue, the air pressure mattress includes a replacement air bladder will detailed instructions, as well as a patching kit if a small puncture is detected.

  • What sizes do the air mattresses come in?
  • This is a twin size-mattress that securely fits a standard hospital bed frame. The dimensions of the mattress are 34‚Äù x 77‚Äù x 5‚Äù. A deep, 8‚Äù twin-size mattress is also available.

  • Does the mattress fit a hospital bed?
  • Yes, the mattress fits standard hospital bed frames, as well as twin bed frames.

  • How thick is this mattress?
  • When fully inflated, the air mattress is 5‚Äù thick.

  • Is the pressure mattress latex free?
  • Yes, this mattress is latex free.

  • Can I fix a punctured tube?
  • Yes, a patching kit and replacement air bladder are provided for quick and easy repairs.

  • Can I buy the mattress without the pump?
  • Currently, the mattress and pump are only sold as a pair.

  • What is the weight limit of this mattress?
  • The 5‚Äù alternating pressure mattress topper supports up to 320 pounds.

  • Does the pump need to stay on the floor?
  • No, the air pressure pump included two non-marking hooks to allow the pump to be secured on the headboard or footboard for easy access.

  • How big is the pump?
  • The pump is 3.5‚Äù in height, 4‚Äù wide, and 10‚Äù in length.

    UPC: 818323022360

    Product Number: LVA1082

    Shipping Weight: 14.6 pounds