Journal articlesA small-scale evaluation of the Dolphin Fluid Immersion Simulation® Mattress

A small-scale evaluation of the Dolphin Fluid Immersion Simulation® Mattress

27/03/14 | Articles, Pressure Ulcers, Products | Jacqui Fletcher, Ceri Harris, Kirsty Mahoney

A small-scale evaluation of the Dolphin Fluid Immersion Simulation® MattressThe introduction of new technologies can be hugely beneficial to clinicians, but these technologies must be be adequately evaluated before they become fixtures in everyday treatment regimens. The aim of this evaluation was to the performance of the Dolphin Fluid Immersion Simulation® system (Joerns) to determine whether the product provided an effective alternative to existing standard pressure ulcer treatment. The system appeared to provide a useful addition to the specialist equipment available for patients at high risk of pressure ulcers who may have other complex needs.