Maintaining body temperature is very complex, it also takes a lot of energy. The effect of temperature and moisture in skin integrity within pressure management is well documented and acknowledged as a key extrinsic factor.
Traditional insulation relies on trapping warm air to maintain warmth. By contrast Omnitherm is an interactive PCM* process: absorbing, storing and releasing body heat when needed – maintaining thermal equilibrium. (*PCM= perpetual comfort management)
By maintaining comfort zone, the optimum micro climate next to your skin can be attained. This in turn can greatly reduce the degree of client discomfort, irritability and extremes of tiredness associated with temperature irregularities.
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