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Beds, Mechanical, Flotation Therapy

Definition : Mechanical beds designed to provide a soft surface for the patient similar to that provided by floating on a fluid. These beds typically include a mattress filled with some appropriate substance, such as air, water, or gel; the mattress covering may be permeable to air and water vapor but not to liquids. Floatation therapy mechanical beds are used to treat patients who are at moderate to high risk of developing decubitus ulcers and whose clinical status requires high head elevation, frequent transfer, and/or ambulation.

Entry Terms : "Specialty Beds" , "Flotation Therapy Beds" , "Beds, Flotation Therapy" , "Flotation Beds"

UMDC code : 18389

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