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Skin IQ 1000

Skin microclimate management for bariatric residents/patients

Arjo's Skin IQ® 1000 Microclimate Manager (MCM) provides healthcare facilities with a simple, effective solution for managing the the skin microclimate of bariatric patients weighing up to 1,000 lbs. Skin IQ 1000 is a fluid resistant, vapor permeable, single patient use mattress cover for use with a bariatric pressure redistribution surface to help prevent and treat Stage I-IV pressure injuries.

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Powered by the innovative Negative Airflow Technology™ (NAT), the Skin IQ1000 is a single patient use, water resistant, vapour permeable mattress cover that continually draws away excess moisture from the skin/surface interface and helps to control skin temperature.
Covering a bariatric pressure redistribution surface with a Skin IQ1000 will help in the prevention and treatment of stage I-IV pressure injuries.

Arjo's Skin IQ® 1000 Microclimate Manager (MCM) provides healthcare facilities with a simple, effective solution for managing the skin microclimate of bariatric patients weighing up to 1,000 lbs. Skin IQ 1000is a fluid resistant, vapor permeable, single patient use mattress cover for use with a bariatric pressure redistribution surface to help prevent and treat Stage I-IV pressure injuries.

Outstanding Moisture Vapour Transfer Rate (MVTR)
*Skin IQ 1000 MVTR(4) of 165 (g/m2)/hr is greater than the average 97.7 (g/m2)/hr of conventional Low Air Loss (LAL) surfaces(1).
Can help to reduce periwound maceration
*By removing 419% more moisture from the skin/surface interface than the same surface without the Skin IQ1000 MCM(2), it could help to reduce the incidence of periwound maceration(3,4).
Reduces temperature at skin/mattress interface
*Bench studies show that the Skin IQ1000 reduces the temperature at the skin/surface interface by 3°C in 45 minutes(2), which translates to a 30% reduction in the tissue metabolism rate(5).
Reduces shear and friction
*Bench studies show that the top layer material of Skin IQ1000 reduces shear and friction, helping to prevent and treat pressure ulcers(6).
References
1. Reger SI, Adams TC, Madklebust JA, Sahgal V. Validation test for climate control on air-loss supports. Arch Rhys Med Rehabil. 2001;82(5):597-603.
2. Data on file.
3. Data on file.
4. Bergstrom N, Braden BJ, Laguzza A, Holman V. The Braden Scale for predicting pressure sore risk. Nurs Res. 1987;36(4):205-210.
5. Flam E, Raab L. What is low air loss therapy? European pressure ulcer advisory panel. Aberdeen, Scotland. May 5-7, 2005.
6. Data on file.
System Dimensions:
Weight capacity1000 lbs. (453.6 kg)
Overall Length80in - 84in (203.2cm - 213.4cm)
Overall Width48in (121.9cm)
Depth/Height of surface7in (17.8cm)
Coverlet Height0.25in (0.635cm)
PackagingSingle unit
Electrical & Environmental: 
Voltage100 - 240 VAC
Frequency50 - 60 Hz
Ampere Rating0.5 A
Maximum Electrical Leakage100 uA at 115 VAC 60 Hz and 200 uA at 230 VAC 50 Hz 
Power SupplyDCV, Reuseable power supply and cord
Operating Temperature Range14 ̊C (57.2 ̊F) to 35 ̊C (95 ̊F)
Storage Temperature Range-29 ̊C (20.2 ̊F) to 60 ̊C (140 ̊F)
 
The Skin IQTM Coverlet is classified as a Type B applied part under IEC 60601-1:2006. 

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