05702536 is referenced by 17 patents and cites 28 patents.

Patient support apparatus configured for one or more of the care, maintenance or treatment of a patient, have internal components that become soiled in use and must be cleaned and disinfected. The method performs this required cleansing and disinfecting using an all-automated and all hands-free, flushing module with the capability of performing an internal cleansing of internally soiled components of such a patient support apparatus. The method automatically goes through a flush cycle, a wash cycle and a rinse cycle.

Title
Method of cleaning a patient support device for care, maintenance, and treatment of the patient
Application Number
976354
Publication Number
5702536
Application Date
March 7, 1996
Publication Date
December 30, 1997
Inventor
W Layne Carruth
Cordova
TN, US
Agent
Dority & Manning PA
Assignee
Hill Rom Company
SC, US
IPC
B08B 9/00
B08B 5/04
B08B 3/10
B08B 3/02
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