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This AME BARI 6548 bariatric low air loss with alternating pressure mattress is the most advanced system in the air loss series.

The AME BARI 6548 is designed to be used in the prevention, treatment and management of pressure ulcers. -Mattress operates in an alternating pressure mode. -Ideal for use in nursing homes, hospitals and home use.


  • Quickset: Allows you to input the patient’s actual weight, so you can preset the pressure.
  • Optional Hand-Held Control: Allows patient to make adjustments as necessary.
  • Added mattress depth, extended widths and specialized software accommodate extra weight capacity.
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“True” Low Air Loss Technology
Quietly circulates air through individual cells and allows air to escape from the mattress.

Upright Patient Mode
Patient can sit upright with no loss of therapeutic benefits.

  Wicking Action
Air escapes through tiny holes on the top of the mattress,
and circulates under a vapor-permeable cover, to wick moisture away from patient.

Supreme Patient Comfort
Individual cells plus side bolsters and foot pillow.

  • Weight limit of 680 lbs
  • Reliable, whisper-quite operation
  • Portable and lightweight
  • Low energy consumption
  • User-friendly control panel
  • Microprocessor controlled
  • Firm mattress mode with timer to facilitate nursing care during dressing change and patient repositioning
  • Upright patient mode gives added support when higher elevation is required, with no loss of clinical effectiveness
A. Cover: The one-piece cover is composed of a top and a bottom section with a zipper on each side. The top section positions both the shoulder and foot bolsters in pockets. The bottom section positions the shoulder bolsters. Four straps are located on each side of the bottom section to secure the cover to the bed frame

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B. Foot Bolsters:The two foot bolsters rest within pockets in the top cover section only. The foot bolsters are each marked with an "F" and are interchangeable.
C. Foot Bolsters: The two shoulder bolsters are inserted into pockets in the bottom cover section near the patient’s shoulder area of the mattress assembly and are encapsulated in the top cover section when the zipper is closed. The shoulder bolsters are each marked with an "S" and are interchangeable.
1. Place the cover on the bed so the air hose access hole is at the foot of the bed. 6548 set up
2. Using only one zipper pull, unzip the cover and drape the top section over the foot of the bed frame
3. Place the mattress pad inside the bottom section of the cover. 6548 set up
4. Place the mattress replacement on top of the mattress pad with the air inlet fitting positioned at the foot of the bed.
5. Locate the mattress hose fitting and feed it through the access hole in the bottom of the cover. 6548 set up
6. Press the mattress hose fitting into the fitting on the air supply hose
7. Place the top section of the cover over the mattress.
8. At the foot of the mattress, lift one side of the cover’s top section until the foot bolster pocket’s zipper is visible. The pocket zipper in on the underside of the cover top. 6548 set up
9. Unzip the pocket.
10. Insert a foot bolster so the tapered end will be facing down and away from the bed. 6548 set up
11. Zip the pocket shut.
12. Repeat steps 8-11 for the second foot bolster.
13. Zip the cover shut until you reach a shoulder bolster pocket. 6548 set up
14. Insert the tapered end of a shoulder bolster into the pocket in the bottom cover section so it will be facing away from the bed. 6548 set up
15. Guide the shoulder bolster into the top cover pocket while zipping the pocket shut.
16. Repeat steps 13-15 for the second shoulder bolster and then zip the cover closed. Note: If the mattress replacement has a foot pillow, tuck it into its pocket in the top section of the cover before zipping it shut.
17. Secure the safety straps on the bottom cover section to the bed frame. 6548 set up
18. Plug in the control unit and turn on.
19. Transfer the patient onto the bed, positioning head close to the headboard and in line with the opening between the shoulder bolsters and the headboard. 6548 set up
20. Refer to Operations Manual and the control unit for proper inflation for patient.
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Materials The cover top is 100% polyurethane coated polyester which is fluid resistant, anti-microbial and the cover bottom is 100% PVC (DEHP and BPA free) backed polyester. The bolsters are made of polyurethane foam. The bolster covers are nylon


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