Low-G® Mattress Overlay Instructions

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1: Remove overlay from packaging and carefully unroll/unfold it. Place overlay on a flat surface and and allow 5-10 minutes for the overlay to return to its original shape.

2: Remove all bedding materials from the mattress. If the mattress has a protective cover, leave in place. The mattress should be clean and dry before installing the Low-G. When using a pressure-sensing bed alarm, the sensing device should be inserted under the Low-G mattress overlay.

3: Place Mattress Overlay on top of the mattress, either side up. Align bottom edge of overlay at the foot of the mattress Installation.

4: Re-install bedding material over the Low-G overlay. Avoid placing too many linens or other materials between the Overlay and the bed occupant.

Care and Maintenance

1: At each bedding change, inspect all surfaces of the Low-G for cuts, tears, or abrasions. Small tears can be easily repaired. Larger areas of damage may require product replacement.

2: Clean all surfaces of the Overlay using a facility-approved cleaning agent. Wipe away excess cleaning agents and allow overlay to dry completely before installing bedding. Overlay can be disinfected by wiping overlay surfaces with a sanitary cloth moistened with a stabilized bleach solution equivalent to 1:10 dilution.

3: If the bedding becomes contaminated with bodily or other potentially hazardous fluids, inspect overlay thoroughly and decontaminate per facility protocols. If contamination of the air inlet/outlet assemblies (located at each end of the overlay) is suspected, discontinue use of the overlay and contact your authorized Low-G client support agent.

4: Keep the Low-G Mattress Overlay away from high heat or open flame and sharp objects that may puncture the membrane.

Installation and Usage Precautions

DO NOT use the Low-G Overlay on a hard surface.

DO NOT use the Low-G Overlay on a low-air-loss or alternating pressure support surface.

DO NOT use the Low-G to transfer patients or reposition the Overlay while it is occupied.

DO NOT put the Low-G Overlay under the protective cover of the mattress.

WARNING: The Low-G Overlay has a weight limit of 350 lbs. Using bed side rails with the Low-G should be determined according to facility protocols, applicable laws/regulations, and individual safety concerns. If side rails are used, make sure they do not impinge on the overlay. Overlay may pose a suffocation hazard, any individual using the overlay be monitored. Overlay should not be used by infants or people who are at risk of suffocation.