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James David Richard: Apparatus for handling disabled persons. Mecanaids, Young & Thompson, August 20, 1974: US3829916 (28 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for handling hospital patients or other persons who are disabled or infirm facilitates lifting into and out of a bath while firmly supported in a sitting position. The apparatus comprises lifting mechanism including a lifting arm which projects from a lifting column. A patient support memb ...


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James David Richard: Apparatus for handling disabled persons. Mecanaids, May 15, 1973: US3732584 (19 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to apparatus for handling hospital patients or other persons who are disabled or infirm.The apparatus comprises a lifting arm having a free end portion movable with respect to the remainder of the arm to either of two operative positions. In one operative position the arm is ad ...


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Joseph Michalowski: Apparatus for handling disabled persons. February 13, 1979: US04138750 (14 worldwide citation)

A sling or chair for transporting disabled persons having a seat and a pivoted back of hard rubber and strapping to support the patient on the seat and for transportation by appropriate lifts.


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James David Richard: Improvements in or relating to apparatus for handling disabled persons. Mecanaids, December 17, 1969: GB1174895-A (3 worldwide citation)

1,174,895. Slings for lifting invalids. MECANAIDS Ltd. 3 Jan., 1967 [11 Jan., 1966], No. 5550/69. Divided out of 1,174,894. Heading B8H. A sling 12 for supporting invalids in a sitting position comprises portions 20 which are crossed under the patients buttocks and attached to pins 26 on a frame 10 ...


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Apparatus for handling disabled persons. Mecanaids, February 19, 2008: GB1384773-A (2 worldwide citation)

1384773 Invalid chairs MECANAIDS Ltd 23 Jan 1973 [29 Jan 1972] 4347/72 Heading B7B [Also in Divisions B8 and A4] A mobile invalid lifting device comprises a chassis 31 with a detachably mounted column 30 having a carriage 33 vertically movable therein and mounting an arcuate arm 35 which carries at ...


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James David Richard: Improvements in or relating to apparatus for handling disabled persons. Mecanaids, July 19, 1972: GB1282274-A (2 worldwide citation)

1282274 Invalid hoists MECANAIDS Ltd 16 June 1969 [17 June 1968] 28687/68 Heading B8H In an invalid hoist comprising a cantilever arm 10 secured to a telescopic column 7 which is detachably mounted on a chassis 1, the invalid is supported by slings 16, 17 suspended from the ends of a hanger 14 which ...


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James David Richard: Improvements in or relating to apparatus for handling disabled persons. Mecanaids, December 17, 1969: GB1174894-A (2 worldwide citation)

1,174,894. Slings for handling invalids. MECANAIDS Ltd. 3 Jan., 1967 [11 Jan., 1966], No. 1202/66. Heading B8H. A device for handling patients in a sitting position comprises a frame 13 with arms 17 which hinge open and are closed round the patient and a sling 23, 24. The sling is attached to the fr ...


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James David Richard: Improvements in or relating to apparatus for handling disabled persons. Mecanaids, July 19, 1972: GB1282275-A (1 worldwide citation)

1282275 Invalid hoists MECANAIDS Ltd 16 June 1969 [17 June 1968] 6634/70 Divided out of 1282274 Heading B8H In an invalid hoist comprising a cantilever arm 10 which is movable on a telescopic column 7 and which is provided with an invalid support, as disclosed in Specification 1,282,274, the arm 10 ...


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