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Donald L Mobley, William S Larisey Jr, John Tuttle, James J Saar, James D Cunningham, Bruce A Meyer: Caster and braking system. Hill Rom Services, Bose McKinney & Evans, November 27, 2001: US06321878 (102 worldwide citation)

A braking system for a hospital bed having a base frame includes a plurality of caster devices rotatably coupled to the base frame. Each caster device has a wheel and a brake that inhibits rotation of the wheel. The braking system further includes a plurality of pedals configured to move the brakes ...


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Thomas W Hanson, John P Biondo, Darrell L Metz, Dennis E Geiling, James J Saar: Hospital bed mechanisms. Hill Rom Services, Bose McKinney & Evans, January 14, 2003: US06505365 (92 worldwide citation)

A mechanism for raising and lowering the height of a patient support surface of a bed which includes a threaded shaft upon which a pulley support is raised and lowered and a chain and pulley system which transfers vertical displacement of the pulley support to the patient support surface. An articul ...


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Donald L Mobley, William S Larisey, John Tuttle, James J Saar, James D Cunningham, Bruce A Meyer: Hospital bed caster and braking system. Timothy E Niednagel, Bose McKinney & Evans, March 21, 2002: US20020033307-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A patient support apparatus comprises a base frame, a patient support coupled to the base frame, a plurality of casters each having a sleeve, and a plurality of caster mounting tubes having an interior configured to receive the sleeve of a caster. The caster mounting tubes have a plurality of extern ...


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Thomas W Hanson, John P Biondo, Darrell L Metz, Dennis E Geiling, James J Saar: Hospital bed mechanisms. Hill Rom Services, Bose McKinney & Evans, May 22, 2003: US20030093862-A1

A bed includes a pivotable push handle coupled between posts located at an end of the bed.


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Thomas W Hanson, John P Biondo, Darrell L Metz, Dennis E Geiling, James J Saar: Hospital bed mechanisms. Intellectual Property Group, Bose McKinney & Evans, June 16, 2005: US20050125899-A1

A bed including a mechanism for raising and lowering the height of a mattress. The mechanism raises and lowers the mattress with respect to a support tube.