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First Step Advantage™

The First Step Advantage™ Mattress Replacement System with Smart Surface Technology™ is an effective way to provide maximum patient comfort with advanced pressure redistribution technology. Low air loss therapy and GORE® Medical Fabric work together to help address moisture management and skin microclimate. The First Step Advantage Mattress Replacement System can be used as an overlay or a mattress replacement system.

Features/Benefits
 
The First Step Advantage Mattress Replacement System offers features and benefits to help take the guesswork out of patient placement, while delivering pressure ulcer prevention and enhanced patient comfort:
 
  • Smart Surface Technology provides a customized surface by automatically adjusting to patient positioning and movement
  • Smart Surface Technology may also save staff time by minimizing the need for pressure adjustments
  • Heel immersion pillow is uniquely designed to minimize heel pressures
  • Fully integrated mattress design enables flexibility of using First Step Advantage as an overlay or a mattress replacement system
  • GORE Medical Fabric helps maintain skin integrity by keeping it cool and dry while serving as an effective barrier to fluid and bacteria
 
Product Usage
 
Indications
  • Prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers
  • Treatment of Stage I and II pressure ulcers in patients at risk for additional skin breakdown
  • Treatment of Stage III and IV pressure ulcers in patients not at risk for additional skin breakdown
  • Pain management
 
Contraindications
  • Unstable cervical, thoracic and/or lumbar fracture
  • Cervical traction

Please see product labeling and instructions for use for risks, precautions, warnings and detailed operating instructions prior to use.

 

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