What is Memory Foam Mattress Pad?

Category: Equipment

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Memory foam mattress pads and toppers are designed to go on top of an existing mattress, to provide extra support and comfort.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Muscle and joint pain 6 4
Pain in lower back 5 4
Insomnia 4 3
Difficulty falling asleep 2 1
Difficulty staying asleep 2 1
Pain 2 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 9

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Memory Foam Mattress Pad

Side effect Patients
Pain 2

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Memory Foam Mattress Pad

Dosage Patients
daily 6

Why patients stopped taking Memory Foam Mattress Pad

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 4
Did not seem to work 1
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Duration

Currently using Memory Foam Mattress Pad

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 3

Stopped using Memory Foam Mattress Pad

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 10
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 8
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 5
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2 patient evaluations for Memory Foam Mattress Pad

Dec 10, 2012 (Started Dec 09, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in hips)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
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Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 17, 2011 (Started May 28, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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