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American College of Physicians recommends use of sheepskin.

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In the above article, the ACP recommends:

"For patients who are at increased risk of developing bedsores, ACP recommends that physicians choose an advanced static mattress (a mattress made of foam or gel that does not move when a person lies on it) or an advanced static overlay (a material such as sheepskin or a pad filled with air, water, gel, or foam that is secured to the top of a bed mattress), which are associated with a lower risk of bedsores compared to standard hospital mattresses. Advanced static mattresses and overlays are also less expensive than alternating air or low-air-loss mattresses and they can be used as part of multicomponent approach to bedsore prevention."

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American College of Physicians recommends " advanced static Mattresses or advanced static overlays" for pressure sore prevention! March 2015:

Patients at risk for pressure ulcers should receive advanced static mattresses or advanced static overlays instead of traditional hospital mattresses, as they have been shown to lower the risk for pressure ulcers, and are deemed more cost-effective. In contrast, the ACP advises against using alternating-air mattresses or alternating-air overlays, as there is no strong evidence [...]

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Pressure Sore Prevention using Merino Wool:

The latest development in wool technology in Australia has produced a Merino wool fleece with a greater pile density than most sheepskins. This means that greater pressure reduction is achieved with a consequent lower probability of getting a pressure sore.This new technology is called: Pressure Smart XD1900. Created on a large round sliverknit machine, Pressure [...]

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Bedsore Prevention and Pressure Sore Prevention

It is now possible for you to prevent the development of pressure sores and bedsores in the person you care for. Now, Australian Medical Sheepskins are available for this important nurturing task.Pressure sores can take only 20 minutes to develop and may take up to 6 months to heal. Be pro-active with bedsore prevention [...]

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