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Skin IQ

An effective and intuitive solution for the prevention and management of pressure injuries.

Microclimate Management the critical link to skin integrity
• Microclimate refers to the conditions of moisture and temperature at the point(s) of skin/surface interface¹
• Microclimate is a key factor for patients at risk of maceration and skin breakdown
• Excess variation in moisture and/or temperature increases skin sensitivity to the damaging effects of pressure, shear, and friction²

1. National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel and Pan Pacific Pressure Injury Alliance. Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice. Guideline. Emily Haesler (Ed). Cambridge Media: Perth, Australia; 2014.
2. International Review. Pressure Ulcer Prevention: Pressure, Shear, Friction and Microclimate in Context. A Consensus Document. London: Wounds International, 2010.

Arjo's Skin IQ® Microclimate Manager (MCM) is a fluid resistant, vapor permeable, single patient use mattress cover for use with a pressure redistribution surface to help prevent and treat Stage I-IV pressure injuries. Powered by Negative Airflow Technology (NAT), Skin IQ MCM continually draws away excess moisture from the skin/surface interface and helps control skin temperature.

• A waterproof, vapour-permeable top layer that offers a bacterial and viral barrier¹

• Negative Airflow Technology (NAT) continually draws excess moisture away from the skin / mattress interface. Bench studies show that Skin IQ MCM removes 3.8 times more moisture at the skin/mattress interface than the same mattress without Skin IQ MCM²

• Bench studies show that Skin IQ MCM reduces staphylococcus aureus growth by 3.1 logs over a 24 hour period. A percentage reduction of greater than 99.9%.³ *

• Bench studies show that Skin IQ MCM significantly reduces odour at the skin/mattress interface when compared to the same surface without airflow⁴

• Designed for compatibility with pressure redistribution mattresses on the market today (eg, AtmosAir™ 9000 Mattress Replacement System)

Simple features, sophisticated performance

Effective for your patients
• The Skin IQ MCM provides a moisture vapour transfer rate (MVTR) of 130g/m2/hr²
• Top layer material helps reduce shear and friction‎⁷
• Quick, intuitive setup and maintenance
• Low profile design

*The level of treatment stated indicates theoretical levels only

1. Arjo Data on File, Test Report Viral Barrier Property of Top Sheet of Skin IQ Coverlet – Test Report 100018376 pg. 3 & Test Report 100019009 pg. 1-7.
2. Arjo Data on File, Study SIQ2010-57. Test Report – Skin IQ Microclimate Manager/Low Air Loss (LAL) Coverlet Functional (Post-Stress) Testing – Test Report 100018343 pg. 6, 12.
3. Arjo Data on File. Test Report – 100077042.
4. Arjo Data on File, Assessment of Skin IQ Microclimate Manager Capability to Mitigate odour – Test Report 100018484.
5. Arjo Data on File, Skin IQ Reusable System Functional Test – Test Report 100014338 pg. 6.
6. Arjo Data on File, Skin IQ Microclimate Manager 60 Day MVTR – Test Report 100016748 pg. 3.
7. Arjo Data on File, Skin IQ Coefficient of Friction – Test Report 100018362 pg. 1.
Weight and dimensions
Weight capacity kg 227 kg
Weight capacity lb 500 lb
Overall Length mm 2134 mm
Overall Length in 84 in
Overall Width mm 914,4 mm
Overall Width in 36 in
Depth/Height of surface mm 178 mm
Depth/Height of surface in 7 in
Coverlet Height mm 6,35 mm
Coverlet Height in 0,25 in
Packaging Single unit or 4 pack
Voltage 100 - 240 VAC
Frequency 50 - 60 Hz
Ampere Rating 0.5A
Power Supply DCV, Reusable and cord
Operating Temperature Range C 14 - 35 °C
Operating Temperature Range F 57.2 - 95 °F
Storage Temperature Range C -29 - 60 °C
Storage Temperature Range F 20.2 - 140 °F
Classification B
Standards IEC60601-1:2006


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