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William D Drew, Leslie D Foster, Dennis J Gallant: Side guard for bed including means for controlling remote electrical devices. Hill Rom Company, Haight Hofeldt Davis & Jambor, January 8, 1980: US04183015 (178 worldwide citation)

A bed side guard that is rotatable between an elevated and lowered position is provided with means for controlling remote electrical devices such as radio, television, room light, nurses' call station, room environment control and intercommunication system. Thus, a variety of remote devices can be o ...


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L Dale Foster, John W Reuhl: Care cart and transport system. Hill Rom Company, Wood Herron & Evans, June 2, 1992: US05117521 (148 worldwide citation)

A care cart and a hospital bed having mating bases to permit the care cart to nest with the hospital bed. The combination of cart and bed can be rolled from place to place to transport the patient and the cart can be removed from the bed while maintaining the life support systems connected to the pa ...


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William H Peck: Hospital bed convertible to chair. Hill Rom Company, Wood Herron & Evans, September 5, 1989: US04862529 (146 worldwide citation)

A bed that is convertible to a chair. The bed has a retracting frame mounted on a fixed frame. A patient support is formed by serially-connected head, seat, thigh, calf and foot panels, with the seat panel being fixed to the retracting frame. Movement of the retracting frame toward the foot end of t ...


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L Dale Foster, John W Ruehl, John D Vogel: Foot egress chair bed. Hill Rom Company, Barnes & Thornburg, October 3, 1995: US05454126 (145 worldwide citation)

A hospital bed that is convertible to a chair for patient egress from the foot end of the bed. A patient support platform has serially hinged, normally horizontal head, seat, thigh and foot panels. To convert the horizontal bed to the chair configuration, the patient support platform in the lowermos ...


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William H Peck, Michael E Poehner: Inflatable bed. Hill Rom Company, Steve M McLary, F Kristen Koepcke, February 14, 1989: US04803744 (141 worldwide citation)

This invention is concerned with an improved air bed system. In this invention, the bed occupant can control the firmness of the bed. Two inflatable bladders are used with a pre-set pressure differential between them. The pressure in the lower bladder is always kept high enough to prevent bottoming ...


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David C Fleck, Joseph H Novak, Clement J Koerber Sr: Bed departure detection system. Hill Rom Company, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, September 3, 1985: US04539560 (141 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to bed departure detection devices employing tape switch detectors in fixed positions in the seat and thigh sections of the mattress supporting structure of an articulated hospital bed. Bedside circuitry, connected to existing nurse call and two-way communication links, provid ...


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David W Bailey, Michael J Duwell, William H Peck: Dual hydraulic hospital bed with emergency bypass circuit. Hill Rom Company, Steve M McLary, F Kristen Koepcke, June 21, 1988: US04751754 (140 worldwide citation)

A hydraulically operated hospital bed with dual hydraulic power systems for operation with or without electrical service. The bed has its head and thigh/leg elevation functions performed by hydraulic cylinders. A control circuit meters the introduction and removal of hydraulic fluid from these cylin ...


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Foster L Dale, Michael E Poehner: Hospital bed and assemblies of hospital care apparatus. Hill Rom Company, Wood Herron & Evans, January 7, 1992: US05077843 (136 worldwide citation)

A hospital bed has, at least at its head end, longitudinally extending inflatable mattress sections on each side of the bed. When those mattress sections are deflated, that portion of the bed can be narrowed to permit a nurse to move into the vacated space along side the bed and to permit hospital e ...


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L Dale Foster, John W Ruehl: Foot egress chair bed. Hill Rom Company, Barnes & Thornburg, January 2, 1996: US05479666 (128 worldwide citation)

A hospital bed that is convertible to a chair for patient egress from the foot end of the bed. A patient support platform has serially hinged, normally horizontal head, seat, thigh and foot panels. To convert the horizontal bed to the chair configuration, the patient support platform in the lowermos ...


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Dennis J Gallant, Eugene H Fullenkamp: Service outlet wall and rail system for use thereon. Hill Rom Company, Brian J Leitten, F Kristen Koepcke, February 24, 1987: US04646211 (123 worldwide citation)

A service outlet wall comprising at least one generally planar wall member, at least one section of which is adapted to receive one or more service outlets having a service conduits connected thereto and leading to service sources is disclosed. Means for housing the conduits is provided. The housing ...