Herida - Argyll™
The Herida – Argyll™ is a high end, specialised dynamic mattress replacement system with digital pump, targeted towards the assistive treatment for patients who have existing and potentially severe pressure damage. This system is designed for those patients considered to be at very high risk of pressure injury development.
This product was initially designed with ease of use for those patients, who are considered to be very high risk, namely in an acute setting. However the product is well adapted for use in long term care, whether that be hospital or homecare setting. The 8 inch (200mm) high cells, cyclically inflate and deflate in an alternating pattern, thus providing direct pressure relief throughout the dynamic process. The multi-stretch, vapour permeable cover comprises of a high level coating of polyurethane, which makes it easy to clean, whilst complying with strict infection control procedures.
Risk category: Very High Risk
Fatigue Class: Very Severe
Maximum Patient Weight: 28 Stone or 180 kgs
Alternation cycle: 1 in 2
Alternation time: 10 – 12 minutes
Mattress Dimensions: 200cm x 88cm x 20cm (suitable for most hospital/homecare beds)
Mattress Weight: Less than 7kgs
Mattress Cover Coating: 200-230g
Warranty: 3 years – extended warranty available
Available upon request.
Herida Healthcare recommend a full assessment must be completed by a qualified professional, in order to determine whether the patient is at risk from pressure ulcer development. Choosing the right pressure reducing equipment is of vital importance and should be determined by clinical judgement and the use of assessment scales. Individual patient demographics and diagnosis should be considered in this decision process.
Herida Healthcare products should be used in conjunction with tissue viability protocols, alongside key nursing procedures, when establishing a pressure ulcer development plan. Please refer to the information on this website as a guideline only.