CUROCELL® AREA ZONE
CuroCell® AREA Zone
Functional Mattress Replacement System With Self-Adjusting Technology
CuroCell® AREA Zone is used as an aid in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers up to category 3(1). It is a mattress system that combines air with foam for effective pressure redistribution and great comfort. The mattress is self-adjusting and non-powered. It is a flexible mattress replacement system that can be used in all kinds of healthcare settings, easy to use and handle.
The mattress has good properties regarding pressure, shear and moisture(2,3), three important elements related to effective prevention or treatmentof pressure ulcers. It contains nine air cells that are
divided into zones, which adapt automatically to the user and provides an individual setting. It is built up
with multiple layers of high quality foam. The mattress’ special design reduces shear forces and with the built-in sloped heel function it also reduces pressure on the heel.
CuroCell® AREA Zone has very good pressure redistribution properties and has received a rating of ”High pressure relief”(2) in external tests.