The idea is to prevent Grade I pressure ulcers in bedridden patients. The proposed solution is an overlay which can be retrofitted to any bed and ideally sits below the mattress and above the bed. The solution will be capable of automatically turning / repositioning the patient to different stable sleep positions mimicking the body’s natural motion such that it re-establishes blood flow to compressed tissues. This results in pressure shifting and redistribution, without the aid of caretakers and prevents development of pressure ulcers.
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