The 30 degree lateral turn is perhaps the most important nursing intervention in the prevention & treatment of pressure injuries. Yet the ergonomics of effective offloading is not well defined, and too often patients are left in a position that is neither effectively offloaded or sustainable. Here we identify the positioning needs of the bed bound person to define an ergonomically correct 30 degree lateral turn. These criteria are applied to functional design rational of The Bedsore Rescue(tm) support device to explain why the device is capable of supporting optimal pressure reduction over time. Read More: The Science of Turning by Jewell Nursing Solutions