Designed to prevent, treat and manage pressure ulcers in the home or long term care setting, the Med-Aire Essential combination therapy mattress system provides both alternating pressure and low air loss to optimize pressure redistribution and manage skin maceration. The Med-Aire Essential incorporates a system of eighteen 8″ deep individual bladders to maximize immersion and envelopment. The pump offers a static feature as well as adjustable comfort settings by patient weight. The removable cover is quilted for comfort, low shear, anti-microbial, water-resistant and vapor permeable. Plus, a CPR valve allows for rapid deflation.