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International Journal of Engineering Research in Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IJERMCE)

Monthly Journal for Mechanical and Civil Engineering

ISSN : 2456-1290 (Online)

Design and Development of Anti-bedsore Air Mattress

Author : Preeti Pawaskar 1 Shubhankar Khade 2 Ninad Patil 3 Nihar Meshram 4 Dr. Pramod Purandare 5

Date of Publication :13th August 2021

Abstract: An Anti-Bedsore Air Mattress is a prototype designed to help the patients who have limitation in movements and cure bedsore or pressure ulcers found in comatose patients. The objective of this prototype is to develop a user-friendly and low-cost air mattress with use of automation in the medical field. The mattress would help the patients to change the body positions after a certain interval of time by inflation and deflation of airbags and without any external help. This paper highlights the findings, methodology and results of this prototype.

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