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A Pressure Redistribution Surface

The EHOB™ WAFFLE® Overlay is more than a non-powered reactive air support surface, assisting in lateral transfers, boosts and turns to protect patients throughout the hospital journey.

Through immersion and envelopment, the WAFFLE Overlay is designed to redistribute pressure at bony prominences while the unique venting holes allow for air circulation to keep patients cool, dry and comfortable.

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patients affected by pressure ulcers each year1

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as a direct result of a pressure ulcer each year2

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is the potential cost for hospital stays involving pressure ulcers3

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is the potential time it can take for pressure injuries to develop4

Know the Facts

There are many factors associated with the increased risk of developing pressure injuries. The WAFFLE Overlay is a pressure redistribution support surface designed to help you achieve better patient outcomes.

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WAFFLE Overlay

The EHOB™ WAFFLE® Overlay is a non-powered reactive air support surface designed to redistribute pressure at bony prominences with unique venting holes that allow for air circulation to keep patients cool, dry and comfortable.

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Industry experts at The National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP) and American College of Physicians (ACP), recommend the use of reactive air mattresses or overlays for individuals at risk of developing pressure injuries.6

How It Works

A Versatile Solution to Meet Your Patients’ Needs

The WAFFLE Overlay is designed to reduce the risk of pressure injuries on multiple surfaces, protecting a variety of patient types from admission to discharge.

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Versatility of the WAFFLE Overlay allows for patients to be protected in multiple positions, like supine and prone, with the added benefit of protecting staff in their everyday tasks with patient turning, repositioning and lateral transfers.

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See How the WAFFLE Overlay Compares

Pressure Mapping is a visual assessment tool that detects and depicts the variations of interface pressure across a patient’s body. How do your supports surfaces compare to the WAFFLE Overlay?

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The color spectrum and mmHg are used to detect various levels of pressure. Green and yellow indicate areas of pressure, while red tones indicate areas of exceptionally high pressure.

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Contact Your Local EHOB Representative

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The Science Behind Static Air Technology Newton. Pascal. Archimedes. Boyle. Heavy hitters in science, without a doubt, but what do they have to do with static air technology? Everything! Their scientific principles regarding immersion, buoyancy, and heat transfer — just to name a few — are the blueprints for modern-day reactive air support surfaces using […]

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Because Risk Has No Boundaries

Preventing Pressure Injuries Across the Continuum of Care Exemplary patient care is the cornerstone of the healthcare industry. And leaving vulnerable patients without adequate pressure injury prevention conflicts directly with this ideal. Continuum of care–what is it, exactly? In the healthcare setting, continuum of care is simply a delivery of care over a period of […]

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References

1. Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Hospitals- A Toolkit for Improving Quality of Care. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (2014). Retrieved from https://www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/publications/files/putoolkit.pdf
2. 4 direct and indirect costs of pressure ulcers. Beckers Hospital Review. (2015). Retrieved from https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/4-direct-and-indirect-costs-of-pressure-ulcers.html?oly_enc_id=2782G1224156I2W
3. Facts About Hospital Worker Safety. US Department of Labor and Occupational Safety and Health Administration. (2013). Retrieved from https://www.ors.od.nih.gov/sr/dohs/Documents/DLib_1.2_Factbook_508.pdf
4. Lyder, C. H., & Ayello, E. A. (2008). Pressure ulcers: a patient safety issue. In Patient safety and quality: An evidence-based handbook for nurses. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US).
5. Qaseem, A., Mir, T. P., Starkey, M., & Denberg, T. D. (2015). Risk assessment and prevention of pressure ulcers: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Annals of internal medicine, 162(5), 359-369.
6. National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Support Surface Standards Initiative. (2007). Terms and Definitions Related to Support Surfaces. Retrieved from: https://www.npuap.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/NPUAP_S3I_TD.pdf