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ANSI/RESNA SS-1:2019

RESNA American National Standard for Support Surfaces - Volume 1: Requirements and Test Methods for Full Body Support Surfaces

ANSI/RESNA SS-1 covers full body support surfaces which play an integral role in any care plan for the prevention and treatment of pressure injuries. The following sections have been included:  Section 1: Vocabulary Section 2: Standard Protocol for Measuring Immersion In: Full Body Support Surfaces Section 3: Standard Protocol for Measuring Heat and Water Vapor Dissipation Characteristics of Full Body Support Surfaces – Body Analog Method Section 4: Standard Protocol for Measuring Heat and Water Vapor Dissipation Characteristics of Full Body Support Surfaces – Sweating Guarded Hot Plate (SGHP) Method Section 5: Support Surface Horizontal Stiffness Test Section 6: Envelopment and Immersion – Hemispherical Indenter Test Section 7: Envelopment with Dual Semispherical Indenter Test Section 8: Standard Protocol for Measuring Water Vapor Dissipation Characteristics of Full Body Support Surfaces – Heated Water Bladder Method

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