One of the greatest medical developments is the fact that people live longer these days than they used to in the past. As the length of life and the amount of chronically ill patients increase, complex health care becomes more and more important. There is a huge number of patients with chronic wounds, e.g. bedsores. There are many patients suffering from decubit sores and their medical treatment is very expensive. The decubit problem has a negative effect on human ageing. There are prophylactic procedures recommended, such as proper personal hygiene. For special treatment gear to treat decubits, EGO Zlin, Ltd.active anti-decubitus mattresses.