Span America Geo-Matt mattress overlay is part of the PressureGuard series, the most popular line of products made by Span America. It's made out of specialized foam that's cut into the Geo-Matt mattress topper design, a geometric pattern of more than 800 cubes with an open air channel.
This isn't your ordinary hospital bed foam overlay. The Geo-Matt pattern has been clinically tested to show its therapeutic benefits by reducing pull or shear on the skin to prevent and treat pressure ulcers. In addition, the cubes have pressure reducing zones to distribute weight and pressure and will support up to 250 pounds.
The Geo-Matt's pattern is cut by a sophisticated computer controlled piece of equipment. It cuts the cubes, including the ring of air channels located along the entire length of the surface. The air channels to pull moisture and heat from the skin which is also critical in effectively preventing pressure ulcers.
The overlay is available in standard, double, queen and king size options. The standard size can be purchased with or without a nylon cover or a clear Soft Skin sleeve. The protective cover is fluid resistant with built-in antibacterial agents to make it easy to clean and maintain. The zipper makes it easy to insert the overlay and remove as necessary. A flap covers the zipper offering further protection so that fluids don't penetrate the foam. The cover is designed with corner elastic bands to secure the overlay to a mattress.
Features and Benefits:
- Clinically Proven for Treatment and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers
- Cells are Anatomically Sized to Reduce Pressure and Shear
- Air Cells Reduces Heat and Moisture in the Skin
- Fluid-Resistant Cover
- Design Minimizes Risk of Skin Shearing
- Conforms to the Body
- Manufacturer: Span America Medical
- Latex-Free: Yes
- Polyurethane Foam
- Standard Item Numbers: 50960-457 (Vinyl Cover), 50960-580 (Soft Skin), SP584-000 (Foam Overlay Only), 5009 (Cover Only)
- Double Item Number: SP760-000 (w/o Cover)
- Queen Item Number: SP761-000 (w/o Cover)
- King Item Number: SP762-000 (w/o Cover)
- Quantity: Each
- Application: Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers for Moderate to High Risk Patients
- HCPCS Code: E0199
- Weight: 2 lbs.
Manuals and Documents
Shear Reducing Geometry Geo-Matt Topper Video (0:55 minutes)
- Additional Information
Manufacturer Span America
- Community Q&A
Product QuestionsWhat type of foam is this pad? and does it have an odor?Question by: Sharon on Apr 15, 2015 3:14:00 PMThe manufacturer states their foam mattresses are made with either lapidus or convoluted foam with it's GeoMatt overlay.Answer by: Shain Gillet (Admin) on Jul 20, 2016 1:42:00 PMWould this foam be as dense or have as much "give" as the wheelchair cushion?Question by: Kim on May 2, 2017 12:32:00 PMThis item is a mattress overlay and may not fit the needs of the item you're looking for. It's best to speak with a medical professional for the best advice.Answer by: Shain Gillet (Admin) on Jan 22, 2018 9:05:00 AM