Journal articlesStrikethrough Resistant Technology™: a possible solution to mattress audit failures

Strikethrough Resistant Technology™: a possible solution to mattress audit failures

28/09/15 | Infection, Pressure Ulcers | Margaret Laidlaw, Stephan McDowall-Laing, Peter McLean, Jo Milnes

In response to problems with spontaneous fluid ingress (strikethrough) in pressure-reducing support surfaces, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has worked alongside industry, testing a new mattress cover material. Since January 2012, mattresses supplied with Invacare’s Strikethrough Resistant Technology™ (SRT) fabric have been in constant, heavy use throughout the hospitals.