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9009891 Automatic patient weight measurement for determining pressure relief set points  
A method and a system have been described to determine a pressure relief set point for a person-support apparatus. The method includes determining the change in pressure or volume in a zone from a...
9009893 Hospital bed  
A patient support includes a frame and a mattress supported by the frame. The frame includes a deck support and a deck supporting the mattress.
8997281 Operating table top assemblies and related devices  
This disclosure relates to operating table top assemblies and related devices. In some aspects, an operating table top coupling assembly includes a receiver assembly and a hook assembly. The...
8997282 Bed with a powered width expansion wing  
A method for governing care of a person includes determining the importance of a candidate activity (84) relative to the importance of patient sleep continuity (104) and, if the candidate activity...
8987616 Weight scale for a patient lift system, a control system for the weight scale, and a method for weighing a patient supported on the weight scale  
A weight scale for a patient lift system includes a frame assembly. A plurality of force sensors are coupled to the frame assembly. Each of the plurality of force sensors is configured to generate...
8978181 Medical examination table with integrated scale  
An examination table including an integrated scale with automatic taring, weight capture in the presence of patient motion, and automatic table height adjustment. The examination table includes a...
8973185 Support device which is adjustable by an electric motor  
Support device, which is adjustable by an electric motor, for cushioning of a piece of furniture for sitting and/or lying on has a first support part, and a second support part pivotable about a...
8973187 Bed frame assembly with a lift system having a translatable carriage  
A bed frame assembly includes a base frame 32, an elevatable frame 40 and a lift system 80. The lift system includes a carriage 82 longitudinally translatably mounted on the base frame and a lift...
8973186 Optimization of the operation of a patient-support apparatus based on patient response  
A patient-support apparatus according the present disclosure includes a source of pressurized air, a plurality of bladders, a plurality of pressure sensors, and a controller. The controller is...
8966685 Flexible bariatric overlay  
Apparatuses for assisting patient movement to/from a gurney to/from a patient handling system are provided. In one embodiment, a bariatric overlay is provided that includes a flexible top pallet...
8966686 Couch top pitch and roll motion by linear wedge kinematic and universal pivot  
A couch top includes a top, a base, a universal joint coupling the top and the base, and actuators mounted on the base to pitch and roll the top. Feedback devices may be fitted on the rotating...
8959681 Ground sensor control of foot section retraction  
A method and apparatus for controlling movement of members of a patient support apparatus by detecting obstructions to movement of members of the frame of the patient support apparatus and...
8950022 Mattress-bearing hospital bed  
A mattress-bearing hospital bed comprises a hospital bed body on which a plurality of hook-and-loop fasteners are installed and a mattress structure which comprises a silicone layer with straight...
8935815 Operating table  
An operating table comprises a patient support carried by a column, wherein the column has a foot having at least two base arms which are arranged next to one another and which extend with...
8931124 Surgical table having overload detection means  
A surgical table for supporting a patient, the surgical table including: a base assembly (3); a table top (1) for supporting a patient thereon, the table top (1) being moveable with respect to the...
8918932 Apparatus to support a subject and having a receiving plate within an insertion hole through which a portion of the subject is inserted  
An apparatus includes a bed configured to support a subject and having an insertion hole through which a subject portion that is part of the subject is inserted; a pair of compression plates...
8914924 Patient support with universal energy supply system  
A patient support includes a patient support surface, a fluid movement system provided at the patient support, a port mounted at the patient support in selective fluid communication with the fluid...
8910325 Lift apparatus and system  
A lifting apparatus for a lift system is disclosed. The apparatus includes a) a motor adapted for providing a lifting force, b) at least one connector operatively connected to the motor, the...
8910328 Articulating bed with flexible mattress support  
An articulating bed incorporating a frame having side frame members and a rigid cross frame member extending between the side frame members employs a flexible support member secured to the rigid...
8909320 Cable management systems for MRI systems and related methods  
The disclosure describes cable management systems that provide adjustable lengths of cables that connect to various electronic medical or surgical tools. The systems can reduce the lengths of...
8898837 Medical image diagnostic apparatus  
In order to provide a medical image diagnostic apparatus in which a mechanism for drawing a top plate into a gantry can be connected to the top plate without the collision, a pin 17 is provided in...
8887732 Method and devices for prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers  
Method and devices for the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers are described in which a portable support assembly may be worn by a bed-stricken individual around particular regions of the...
8875331 Adaptive cushion method and apparatus for minimizing force concentrations on a human body  
An adaptive cushion for reducing pressure on body parts of a person positioned on a chair or bed includes an overlay cushion having a plurality of individual air bladder cells, each having thereon...
8869328 System of two-way communication in an adjustable bed with memory  
This disclosure concerns a two-way wireless communication system adapted to communicate between a handheld remote control and an adjustable bed controller wherein the handheld remote control...
8869327 Patient support apparatus and medical imaging apparatus having the patient support apparatus  
A patient support apparatus is provided. The patient support apparatus has a patient table, a movable support plate for supporting a patient, a guide unit, which is designed to guide the support...
8866610 Hospital bed obstacle detection apparatus  
A hospital bed obstacle detection device and related method for detecting an obstacle between first and second components of a hospital bed is provided.
8856987 Patient support having an adjustable popliteal length apparatus, system and method  
A patient support is provided. The patient support is configurable to support a patient in a horizontal position and a seated position. The patient support includes a back section, and a thigh...
8844076 Patient handling device including local status indication, one-touch fowler angle adjustment, and power-on alarm configuration  
A patient handling device includes a deck for supporting a patient support surface, a controller, and a user interface. The user interface is actuatable by a user to record a state of a plurality...
8844073 Apparatus for supporting and monitoring a person  
A person-support structure includes a control system, an input configured to communicate a first input signal to the control system, and a sensor configured to sense a physiological characteristic...
8844079 Pressure control for a hospital bed  
A patient support including a pressure adjustable mattress system. The pressure adjustable mattress system includes a support surface and a controller to control the pressure of the support surface.
8845264 Bed transport and utility dolly  
A bed transport and utility dolly comprising two or more supports which removably attach at the head and the foot of an adjustable bed. The dolly provides bed transport in a taller and thinner...
8844075 Footboard with partial mattress integration  
A patient support apparatus is convertible between a bed position, having a generally horizontal sleeping surface upon which a person lies in a supine position, and a chair egress position,...
8836515 Flexible head of bed elevation device and alarm  
A device for continuously monitoring an elevation, α, from horizontal of a backrest against which a backbody of an individual may lean, to provide an automatic notification in the event the...
8830069 Patient bed  
A patient bed with a multimedia system is disclosed. A patient can access a net work through the multimedia system, and to join a net meeting to chat with other patients. The multimedia system can...
8826473 Moisture detection system  
A moisture detection and alarming system connected to a person-support apparatus has been described. The system comprises a moisture detection sheet connected to at least one pressure sensor, at...
8819877 Method and device for patient loading and positioning  
A method and device for accurately positioning patients for imaging and radiotherapy is disclosed. The device includes a support platform (such as a bed, a table, a couch, a chair, etc.) connected...
8819879 Therapeutic treatment table  
A therapeutic treatment table comprises a frame and a treatment platform that is mounted on the frame and adapted to support at least a portion of the body of a patient. A preferred treatment...
8806679 Operating room table adapter  
An operating room table adapter is disclosed herein for use with a surgical table includes an adapter board, a rail receiver, and a rail assembly. The adapter board includes a slot formed in the...
8801635 Adjustable pneumatic supporting surface  
An apparatus and method are adapted for characterizing human tissue type. A plurality of inflatable bladders enable the application of kinetic energy to the human tissue. Collected data responsive...
8793824 Tilt bed  
A tilt bed for assisting a patient to a standing position comprises a frame, a tilting mechanism, a mattress support plate, a mattress, and a foot support. The tilting mechanism attaches to the...
8792964 Method and apparatus for conducting an interventional procedure involving heart valves using a robot-based X-ray device  
In a method and an apparatus for conducting minimally-invasive procedures involving heart valves at least one multi-access articulated x-ray imaging robot is employed that allows a radiation...
8789222 Patient support apparatus  
A patient support apparatus is provided. The patient support apparatus includes a plurality of therapeutic devices including a rotation device and a percussion-vibration device for carrying out...
8789662 Wheeled carriage with brake lock system  
A wheeled carriage for supporting a patient has a wheeled base having frame members supporting a plurality of caster wheel assemblies and a braking system. A moveable brake lock assembly, a brake...
8776798 Method and devices for prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers  
Method and devices for the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers are described in which a portable support assembly may be worn by a bed-stricken individual around particular regions of the...
8781677 High centering bases for hospital gurneys  
High centering bases for hospital gurneys are disclosed. An example hospital gurney includes a sensor to detect a position of a foot pedal of the hospital gurney. The example high centering base...
8768520 Systems and methods for controlling a bedroom environment and for providing sleep data  
A system for controlling a bedroom environment includes an environmental data collector configured to collect environmental data relating to the bedroom environment; a sleep data collector...
8752220 Systems for patient support, monitoring and treatment  
A patient support system, such as a bed, stretcher, wheelchair or the like, has an electronic control system and a user interface. The electronic control system and the user interface control bed...
8745788 System and method for controlling an air mattress  
A patient support (10, 14) includes a source of pressurized air (64), a bladder (30), a valve (66) in fluid communication with the source of pressurized air (64) and to the bladder (30), a...
8745789 Robotic arm for patient positioning assembly  
A robotic patient positioning assembly including a patient treatment couch, and a robotic arm coupled to the patient treatment couch. The robotic arm is configured to move the patient treatment...
8726434 Support apparatus and patient support table as well as medical device  
The invention relates to a support apparatus on which a patient can be supported in a comfortable and secure manner for the preparation for an examination and for the examination, in particular an...