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Turning and Repositioning

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Two caregivers standing on either side of a hospital bed, using a repositioning sheet to move a patient

Moving people is physically demanding

Caregivers suffer back and other overexertion injuries severe enough that they have to miss
work.1,2,3 The number one reason why: manually lifting, transferring, boosting and repositioning
patients multiple times a day.1

ComfortGlide Air

Compatible with low air-loss mattresses, this inflatable sheet significantly reduces strain of boosting
for staff—giving caregivers a safe and physically easy way to move patients.

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ComfortGlide Air

Compatible with low air-loss mattresses, this inflatable sheet significantly reduces strain of boosting
for staff—giving caregivers a safe and physically easy way to move patients.

Click the icons to explore

ComfortGlide Repositioning Sheets

These sheets are designed and tested to help reduce the exertion needed to turn patients—thanks to a low-friction nylon bottom surface shown to require 35 percent less effort than a standard draw sheet.4

  • Soft, breathable microfiber covers the entire top surface for comfort and is compatible with low air-loss mattresses4
  • Multiple handles help optimize weight distribution and leverage; optional retention straps anchor the sheet to the bed
  • Air-permeable materials allow sheet to remain under patients for an extended period of time4
Two ComfortGlide Repositioning Sheets—a small blue sheet on top of a larger purple sheet
Chart comparing the force diffferent products require to slide a patient
Chart comparing the breathability of ComfortGlide Repositioning Sheet vs. a leading competitor

ComfortGlide Wedges

High-density foam wedges help keep patients in the 30-degree tilt position recommended by NPUAP4, helping to reduce pressure on bony prominences.

  • Non-slip base grips the surface of any mattress or linen
  • “Down” arrows ensure propeer placement
  • Soft, composite fabric covering can be wiped clean
  • We offeer a variety of wedges including a standard, XL, XXL and even a 15-degree wedge
Caregivers moving patient with repositioning sheet, while sliding ComfortGlide wedges under them

ComfortGlide Drypad

Ultra-absorbent drypads are designed to manage moisture and keep patients 26 times drier than the leading competitor.4

  • Draws in moisture, locks it away from skin and feels dry to the touch within minutes4
  • Air-permeable for optimal comfort and zero strikethrough4
  • Compatible with low air-loss mattressees4
  • Designed to completely cover repositioning sheets
ComfortGlide Drypad with a corner folded over, showing the absorbent underside

ComfortGlide Fitted Sheets

Fitted sheets feature a low-friction,4 breathable4 polyester fabric that helps reduce the effort to slide a patient.

  • Contoured elastic perimeter hugs the mattress for a close fit without awkward buckles
  • “Down” arrows ensure propeer placement
  • Compatible with low air-loss mattresses4
  • Can be laundered up to 50 times4
Blue ComfortGlide Fitted Sheet stretched over a mattress

References
1. Safe Patient Handling and Mobility (SPHM). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: : https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/safepatient/#source1 Accessed May 16, 2017.
2. Hospitals fail to protect nursing staff from becoming patients—part 1[transcript]. All Things Considered. National Public Radio. February 4, 2015. Available at : http://www.npr.org/2015/02/04/382639199/hospitals-fail-to-protect-nursing-staff-frombecoming-patients Accessed May 16, 2017.
3. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Case and Demographic Incidence Rates. In this figure, “hospitals” represents NAICS 622, which covers all types of hospitals. “Construction” represents NAICS supersector GP1CON, “manufacturing” represents NAICS supersector GP1MFG, and “professional and business services” represents NAICS supersector SP1PBS. Data are limited to private industry.
4. Data on file.