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The Alpha Response™ Active Therapy range – safety in mind

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The Alpha Response™ Active Therapy range – safety in mind

Lyn Phillips
8 November 2010

In the current economic climate healthcare providers face difficult economic circumstances, a situation that is exacerbated by the high cost of treating avoidable accidents and injuries. The management of immobility and the associated pressure ulcer risk is a particular challenge. Guidelines recommend regular repositioning and a pressure-redistributing surface for the protection of vulnerable individuals, yet both have been associated with safety issues. This article examines a new range of therapy surfaces that has been designed to reduce the risk of user error and to redistribute pressure effectively.

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