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Martin W Stryker, Thomas W Fennell: Hospital stretcher having patient transfer device and side rails with handle portions. Stryker Corporation, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, January 29, 1991: US04987623 (63 worldwide citation)

A hospital stretcher includes an upwardly facing patient support surface and side rails on each side of the surface movable between raised and collapsed positions. Each side rail has at one end a spindle with a handle portion which, in the raised position, extends downwardly and away from the side r ...


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Markus Kirchgeorg, Ulrich Baer, James Bradcovich: X-ray compatible, partially flexible patient support. Beta Medical Products, Oldham & Oldham Co LPA, June 30, 1998: US05771513 (61 worldwide citation)

A patient support fashioned of a core of carbon-fiber material and a synthetic material for binding the carbon-fiber material. The carbon-fiber core has a greater proportion of carbon fibers oriented substantially in lengthwise directions than in other directions. As a result of this construction, t ...


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Ralph E Larsen: Hospital gurney having a patient transfer device. Hovey Williams Timmons & Collins, August 9, 1988: US04761841 (53 worldwide citation)

A hospital gurney is provided which allows a single attendant to conveniently and safely transfer a patient between a hospital bed, examination table, or the like and the gurney while minimizing patient discomfort. The preferred structure includes a rollable gurney frame, a laterally shiftable patie ...


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Dove Benjamin A: Patient transfer device. July 20, 1971: US3593351 (51 worldwide citation)

A patient transfer device comprising a frame and a substantially planar table surface for the frame; a movable web supported on the table surface substantially flush therewith and extending from one side of the table surface to the other side of the table surface and a device for moving the web acro ...


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Conrad H Boettger, Bill J Hawks Jr: Coupler clamping apparatus for interconnecting a free-standing, wheeled intravenous pole with mobile patient transfer devices. St Francis Research Institute, Shook Hardy & Bacon L, December 23, 1997: US05699988 (48 worldwide citation)

A coupler clamping assembly (10) is provided for releasably connecting a mobile support stand (52) with a patient transport device such as a gurney (54), in order to allow patient transfer with the support stand while eliminating the need for extra transport personnel. The clamp (10) preferably incl ...


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Peter A Leininger, John H Vrzalik, Cesar Z Lina: Patient transfer device and related methods. KCI Licensing, April 23, 2002: US06374435 (41 worldwide citation)

A manually-powered patient conveyor is disclosed in the form of a continuous belt which reduces friction beneath the patient to enable lateral patient transfer from one patient support surface to another. With the belt positioned beneath the patient, a caregiver can readily grip circumferencial hand ...


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David R Cole: Patient transfer device. Wy East Medical Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, November 20, 1990: US04970738 (35 worldwide citation)

A patient transfer device adapted to be a component of a patient transport stretcher, chair or gurney is disclosed. A rigid articulated support having a head portion and a lower portion hinged to one another is adapted to be attached to a stretcher having a Fowler mechanism. A self locking reversibl ...


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Bob D Shinabarger: Dependent patient transfer device. Dean P Edmundson, November 2, 1993: US05257425 (34 worldwide citation)

A dependent patient transfer device is described for transporting a patient from one support (e.g., a bed) to another support (e.g., a commode). The device includes a wheeled frame and a seating portion. The seat is movable between a first position for supporting the patient in a seated position and ...


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Attenburrow David J: Invalid transfer device. Reed International, Philpitt F C, March 18, 1975: US3871036 (32 worldwide citation)

A patient transfer device comprises a belt connected at its ends to first and second take-up and let-out reels and in its extension from the first reel to the second reel passes over supporting and guiding means to define in turn an upper patient supporting portion and a lower ground engaging portio ...


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Robert J Langren: Patient transfer device. Warner Lambert Company, S I Miller, R S Strickler, November 3, 1981: US04297753 (31 worldwide citation)

A patient transfer device having a frame which supports a number of parallel rollers over which an endless belt is fitted for travel across the rollers. The frame is rendered intermediately foldable for compactness of storage or carrying and particularly to facilitate initial installation and subseq ...