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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...
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...
8217667 Method and apparatus for piezoelectric sensor status assessment  
A method for assessing the status of a piezoelectric sensor of interest is disclosed. The sensor of interest is located adjacent a surface of a mattress supporting a person. In some instances, the...
8011047 Spinal relaxation apparatus  
A spinal-length mattress including a means for providing buoyancy to a human torso and abdomen thereon; attached to the mattress at one end, a pelvic support portion; and attached to the mattress...
7975337 Fluidized bed  
A person-support apparatus comprises a frame, a container, a gas permeable cover, a rigid diffuser, a fluidizable medium, and a cushion. The container is supported on a frame and includes a base...
7807095 Air mat and method for manufacturing and device of molding the same  
The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing an air mat that reduces the number of manufacturing processes by means of rotational molding, while preventing the generation of...
7797776 Fluidized support bed  
A fluidized bed for supporting a patient has a fluid-impervious peripheral wall, a fluid-porous membrane top covering and a fluid-porous floor defining a unit volume in which a quantity of glass...
7657956 Patient support  
This disclosure described a patient support having an air permeable layer, a plurality of inflatable bladders, a pressure-sensing assembly and a controller. In one embodiment, a combination of...
7546653 Air mattress  
An air mattress includes a mattress envelope having a compartment and comprising a thermal functional layer and an outer layer overlapped thereon and an air cushion including a plurality of...
7437787 Load-cell based hospital bed control  
A system for monitoring a patient on a hospital bed includes load cells and a controller for detecting patient movement on, exit from, and impending exit from the hospital bed, including movement...
7021008 Inflatable structure with inflatable interior frame  
An inflatable device with an outer inflatable structure, inflatable interior frame, an interior opening and an outer opening. The frame has a plurality of side rods, a center wall, a plurality of...
6721979 Air bed with fluidized bead surface and related methods  
A therapeutic treatment bed with features to enhance the care and comfort of burn patients and others subject to extensive recuperative periods. Among the features are patient engaging fluidized...
6694555 Air fluidized bladders for a bed  
A mattress for a bed is provided to support a patient. The mattress includes a plurality of air fluidized bladders. Each bladder includes a fluidized zone having fluidizable material positioned...
6624419 Apparatus for sensing and controlling fluidization level  
A fluidization level sensor and controller for use in a fluidized patient support surface has a controller coupled to a sensor and a compressor. The patient support surface contains a mass of...
6574813 Air fluidized bed  
A pilot operated check valve is configured to be positioned inside a fluid supply tube connected between an air supply manifold and an air zone located on a support surface of abed. The pilot...
6499166 Apparatus for elevation of head and torso in fluidized patient support  
An apparatus for elevating the head and torso of a patient confined to a fluidized patient support system. A head cushion assembly, a knee gatch assembly and a control assembly are integrated with...
6430765 Apparatus and method for sensing and controlling a fluidization level  
A fluidization level sensor and controller for use in a fluidized patient support surface has a controller coupled to a sensor and a compressor. The patient support surface contains a mass of...
6351862 Mattress replacement having air fluidized sections  
A mattress (10) includes an outer cover (12, 18) formed from an air impermeable material. The outer cover (12, 18) is configured to define an interior region and having a top support surface (20)....
6192537 Semi-fluid based body support system  
A semi-fluid based body support system using a mass of granular material to support a user has reversible transferring means and fluidizing means to locally control the granular material. The...
6158070 Coverlet for an air bed  
A coverlet is disclosed for enclosing an air fluidizable section of a patient support surface. The air fluidizable section includes a diffuser board assembly for supporting a fluidizable medium, a...
6139512 Method and apparatus for water therapy  
An apparatus and method of improved water therapy in which a person is buoyantly supported in a reclining or prone position on a top membrane of a enclosure which contains heated water, and air. A...
6131214 Medical table having a number of rollers which collectively define a bed surface and an associated method for moving a patient from a first position to a second position  
A medical table includes a base. The medical table also includes a number of rollers, supported by the base, which collectively define a bed surface for supporting a patient, wherein each roller...
6016581 Semi-fluid mattress  
A semi-fluid mattress using a mass of granular material to support a user has reversible transferring means and fluidizing means to locally control the granular material. The reversible...
5855207 Medical table assembly having a restrainment apparatus mounted thereto and an associated method of immobilizing object  
A medical table assembly includes a bed frame and a mattress supported by the bed frame. The medical table assembly also includes a restrainment apparatus mounted to the bed frame, wherein the...
5781943 Medical table and method for moving a patient from a first position to a second position  
A medical table includes a base. The medical table also includes a number of rollers, supported by the base, which collectively define a bed surface for supporting a patient, wherein each roller...
5623736 Modular inflatable/air fluidized bed  
The invention is a modular inflatable/air fluidized patient bed suitable for in-home use. The bed includes a double walled, molded plastic base formed from two pedestals and a connecting...
5621934 Mattress  
The invention relates to a mattress, particularly an air mattress. It comprises a bottom element (1) and a number of elongated, bag-like mattress elements (2), which may be inflated with gas such...
5564142 Air mattress collaboratively cushioned with pulsative and static symbiotic sacs  
An air mattress includes a plurality of symbiotic sacs juxtapositionally transversely secured in a mattress envelope, having a plurality of primary and secondary symbiotic sacs alternatively...
5539943 Apparatus and method for percussion of fluidized support surface  
A fluidized patient support having a tank with side walls and a bottom holds a mass of fluidizable beads and includes a diffuser board disposed near the tank bottom to define a plenum which...
5408711 Air mattress assembly  
An air mattress for preventing bedridden patients' suffering from bed sores and the like is provided. A mattress assembly is provided comprising a matrix member disposed throughout its interior...
5402542 Fluidized patient support with improved temperature control  
A fluidized bed includes an air blower, a heater, an air/air heat exchanger with auxiliary fans, and an air/cold water heat exchanger. The fluidized bed includes a remotely disposed portable water...
5388291 Fluidized medical bed equipped with a device for eliminating its soiled granular constituents  
The invention relates to a fluidized medical bed.According to the invention, the receptacle (3) of this bed comprises: a lower wall (4); a porous bottom (5) disposed close to the lower wall,...
5367728 Adjustable ventilation mattress  
An adjustable ventilation mattress including an inflatable upper filling layer consisted of rows of inflatable plastic tubes arranged in the longitudinal direction, an inflatable lower filling...
5357641 Patient positioners for use on oscillating air support surfaces  
An overlay sheet and a related method for positioning a bedridden patient on an oscillating air support system for maximum safety and maximum therapeutic benefit. An overlay sheet which positions...
5172781 Scale for fluidized bed and method for using same  
A fluidized bead bed having a scale integrated into the frame of the bed for providing a continuous readout of the weight of a patient supported on the upper surface of the bed. The bed includes a...
5168591 Method for patient elevation above a fluidized surface  
A method for patient elevation above a fluidized surface utilizes a web of filter sheet material disposed beneath the patient and between the patient and the main filter sheet that covers the...
5105487 Apparatus for patient elevation above a fluidized surface  
An apparatus for patient elevation above a fluidized surface includes a web of filter sheet material disposed beneath the patient and between the patient and the main filter sheet that covers the...
5036559 Method of dual mode patient support  
A patient's head, chest and upper torso are supported on a first surface formed by a plurality of inflatable sacks disposed on an articulatable member. The patient's lower torso, buttocks, legs...
5029352 Dual support surface patient support  
A patient support system has a first surface formed by one or more of a choice of structures. A fluidizable surface formed by air fluidizing a mass of fluidizable material is disposed adjacent the...
5016304 Fluidized bed with moisture removing means  
A method and device in particular a therapeutic device for abstracting moisture and fluid from one or more bodies such as bedridden patients, whereby use is made of a bed of moisture and fluid...
5008965 Fluidized bead bed  
A fluidized patient support apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus utilizes granular material beneath a patient support surface which when fluidized by pressurized gas uniformly distributes the...
5001794 Device for securing detachably filtering sheet to air bed  
A device for securing detachably a filtering sheet to an air bed, which includes a bed body, having an upper peripheral edge defining an opening, and a number of fine solid particles contained in...
4967431 Fluidized bed with modular fluidizable portion  
A patient support system has a fluidizable surface formed by air fluidizing a mass of fluidizable material. The fluidizable surface preferably is formed by a plurality of fluidizable cells...
4942635 Dual mode patient support system  
A patient support system has a fluidizable surface formed by air fluidizing a mass of fluidizable material and a surface formed by a plurality of inflatable sacks disposed on an articulatable...
4914760 Fluidized bed with collapsible side  
A patient support system has a fluidizable surface formed by air fluidizing a mass of fluidizable material. The fluidizable material is contained by a member which is at least partially...
4879777 Fluidized patient support system  
An improved fluidizable patient support system including an oval tank, a perforated plate received in the tank atop a plurality of spacers, a diffuser board located atop the perforated plate and...
4835802 Fluidization patient support control system  
Disclosed herein is a fluidization patient support system that enables decrease and elimination of the unpleasant and aggravating "pinging" sensation to which patients are presently exposed. The...
4794659 Fluid bed system  
A system for fluidizing a plurality of fluid beds is shown. The system is characterized by an air supplying unit for providing all the fluid beds with pressurized air via pressurized-air supplying...
4768250 Fluidized bead bed  
A fluidized bead bed includes a mattress having an outer, liquid-impermeable layer to prevent body fluids from passing into a bed tub holding fluidized beads and contaminating the beads. The bed...
4694521 Human body supporting device  
A device for supporting a human body includes a mat having an upper layer of porous elastic material with fine particles mixed therein and a lower layer of porous elastic material. Air is blown...

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