German-engineered Emma mattresses are acquiring prominence in Indian hospital care settings due to rampant growth in the COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases. Thus, companies in the global pressure relief devices market should take a step forward to make a difference amidst the fallout of the pandemic and provide financial support to healthcare facilities in resource-deprived organizations.
Pressure Relief Devices Market: Introduction
According to the report, the global pressure relief devices market was valued at US$ 2.6 Bn in 2019 and
is projected to expand at a high CAGR from 2020 to 2030. Pressure relief devices such as mattresses,
beds, splints, and pillows are used for treatment of pain and relieve pressure on ulcers. Medical
applications of pressure relief mattresses have been increasing, owing to rise in prevalence of pressure
ulcers, technological advancements in wound care for pressure ulcers, and increase in geriatric and
obese population. The surge in demand for pressure relief devices can be attributed to rise in
prevalence of pressure ulcers and technological advancements in dynamic air therapy mattresses.
Additionally, rise in geriatric & obese populations and increase in incidence of chronic diseases
contribute to the growth of the global pressure relief devices market. North America dominated the
global pressure relief devices market in 2019 and the trend is anticipated to continue during the forecast
period. The U.S. was the major market in the region in terms of revenue in 2019. The growth of the
market in North America can be attributed to increase in research & development investments and
focus on the development of pressure relief devices.
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Rise in Prevalence of Pressure Ulcers to Propel Global Market
Nearly 2.5 million people in the U.S. are affected by pressure injuries each year. Rise in prevalence rate
of pressure sores is creating a significant socioeconomic impact across the globe. This, in turn, propels
the demand for pressure relief mattresses. High prevalence can be attributed to inappropriate nursing
care and inadequate pressure relieving devices. Pressure ulcer is more common in patients who are
older or malnutritioned. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, over 2.5 million
people in the U.S. develop pressure ulcers