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Matthew W Weismiller, Joseph A Kummer, Peter M Wukusick, Gregory W Branson, Kenneth L Kramer, Stephen R Schulte, Philip D Palermo, James M C Thomas, Daniel F Dlugos Jr, Jay T Butterbrodt, David J Ulrich, David A Albersmeyer, Jason C Brooke, Eric R Meyer, John D Miller, John W Ruehl: Chair bed. Hill Rom, Barnes & Thornburg, February 10, 1998: US05715548 (256 worldwide citation)

A bed including a frame, an articulating deck on the frame having head, seat, and foot deck sections, and a mattress on the deck. The deck foot section and mattress foot portion have a first length when the foot section is in the up position and a second length shorter than said first length when th ...


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Matthew W Weismiller, Joseph A Kummer, Peter M Wukusick, Gregory W Branson, Kenneth L Kramer, Stephen R Schulte, Philip D Palermo, James M C Thomas, Daniel F Dlugos Jr, Jay T Butterbrodt, David J Ulrich, David A Albersmeyer, Jason C Brooke, Eric R Meyer, John D Miller, John W Ruehl: Chair bed. Hill Rom, Barnes & Thornburg, December 26, 2000: US06163903 (137 worldwide citation)

A bed including a frame, an articulating deck on the frame having head, seat, and foot deck sections, and a mattress on the deck. The deck foot section and mattress foot portion have a first length when the foot section is in the up position and a second length shorter than said first length when th ...


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Matthew W Weismiller, Joseph A Kummer, Kenneth L Kramer, Stephen R Schulte, Philip D Palermo, Daniel F Dlugos Jr: Hospital bed. Hill Rom Services, Bose McKinney & Evans, March 28, 2006: US07017208 (119 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for permitting a module which is configured to perform a dedicated function on a bed to use a graphical interface. Graphic format data used by the module is downloaded, if necessary, and stored in a memory of the graphical interface.


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Eugene E Osborne, Scott D McCormick, Stephen R Schulte, David J Ulrich, Dan Mansfield, John Vodzak, Mike Frondorf: Percussion and vibration therapy apparatus. Hill Rom, September 19, 2000: US06119291 (63 worldwide citation)

A percussion and vibration apparatus for use in a bed is provided. A pressurized air input port is configured to be coupled to a pressurized air supply system. A valve assembly is coupled to the pressurized air input port. A percussion and vibration bladder port is coupled to the valve assembly and ...


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Matthew W Weismiller, Joseph A Kummer, Brad Wilson, Daniel F Dlugos Jr, Philip Palermo, Stephen R Schulte, Jay Butterbrodt: Bed with a networked alarm. Hill Rom Services, August 4, 2009: US07568246 (56 worldwide citation)

A bed including a frame, a deck coupled to the frame and a communication network located on the bed has at least two modules connected to the network, at least one of those modules being able to provide an alarm message to the bed communication network.


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Eugene E Osborne, Scott D McCormick, Stephen R Schulte, David J Ulrich, Dan Mansfield: Bed having modular therapy devices. Hill Rom, Bose McKinney & Evans, April 11, 2000: US06047424 (50 worldwide citation)

A control apparatus is provided for at least one air therapy device stored on a bed which includes an electrical communication network, and an air handling unit. The apparatus includes a manifold having at least one chamber coupled to the air handling unit. The at least one chamber is formed to incl ...


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Stephen R Schulte, Stephen C Wissel, John B Wilker Sr: Automatically positionable chair. Midmark Corporation, Biebel French & Nauman, September 11, 1990: US04956592 (37 worldwide citation)

A programmable automatic positioning chair for medical application. The chair has moveable support surfaces which are driven by electric motors to preprogrammed positions. Motor speed is determined by measuring the motor current, and the motor speed is integrated by a microprocessor to produce a com ...


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Sandy M Richards, Christopher R O Keefe, Bradley T Wilson, Kenith W Chambers, Mayur Yermaneni, Gregory W Branson, Michael Z Sleva, Karen M Gove, Andrew F Skinner, Stephen R Schulte, Todd P O Neal, Rachel Hopkins King, Teresa M Mirabella, Paula M Cooper, Eric R Meyer: Pulmonary mattress. Hill Rom Services, Barnes & Thornburg, February 7, 2012: US08108957 (32 worldwide citation)

A patient support surface including a cover defining an interior region, a layer of three dimensional material, located at the interior region, and an air circulation device disposed adjacent the layer of three dimensional material. The patient support surface includes at least one of a percussion d ...