Mattresses or Overlays Used in Palliative End-of-Life Care: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines

( Last Updated : January 30, 2019)
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  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding patient comfort and satisfaction with mattresses or mattress overlays used in palliative end-of-life care?

  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of mattresses or mattress overlays in palliative end-of-life care?

Key Message

One non-randomized study and one evidence-based guideline were identified regarding the use of mattresses in palliative end-of-life care.