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8984690 Mattress and side rail assembly with high airflow  
A side rail assembly for supporting an edge of a mattress includes a layer of a polyurethane foam comprising an open cellular structure, wherein the open cellular structure comprises about 10 to...
8943627 Cushioning device and method of cushioning a body  
Disclosed herein is a cushioning device that includes a plurality of fluid cells each containing a reforming element and a fluid for supporting a load. The cushioning device further includes a...
8850647 Composite cushion with compression modulated valve and valve assembly there for  
Valve assemblies optionally with inflatable bodies for modulating fluid expulsion from an inflatable body, without active user participation. Valve assemblies include, in separate components or in...
8852131 Support surface system providing simultaneous alternating pressure and low air loss therapies  
A support surface system provides alternating pressure therapy and low air loss therapy simultaneously using a single pump. The system includes a plurality of cells. Each cell has a foam-filled...
8813284 Inflatable component for an alternating pressure mattress  
An inflatable component (4) for an alternating pressure mattress (1). The inflatable component has at least two inflatable cells (15). Each cell (15) has at least two opposite edges (23, 24) and...
8640279 Systems for patient transfer, devices for movement of a patient, and methods for transferring a patient  
A patient transfer sled having a support structure including at least one air cushion partially disposed within at least one pocket, and a fluid passageway extending through the support structure...
8621693 Nodal modular support surface  
A support surface includes a plurality of interconnected node groups, where each node group includes at least two nodes connected by a fluid passage. The plurality of interconnected node groups...
8615831 Self inflating air mattress  
A mattress includes a plurality of air cells. Each cell has a low air permeability envelope and a foam inflation structure that defines one or more voids inside the low air permeability envelope....
8584287 Air mattresses  
A pad including first and second air impervious chambers adhered to one another is provided. The first air impervious chamber is provided by a plurality of fluidly interconnected air tubes. Each...
8490226 Systems for patient transfer, devices for movement of a patient, and methods for transferring a patient for treatment  
A patient transfer sled having a support structure including at least one air cushion partially disposed within at least one pocket, and a fluid passageway extending through the support structure...
8307481 Body support platform  
A body support platform for supporting a human body, comprising one or more body support unit(s), the or each support unit comprising a plurality of columns, each column comprising a stack of...
8261387 Self inflating air mattress  
A mattress has cells with low air permeability envelopes. Check valves permit air flow into cell groups. An inflation structure expands within the cells when not loaded to cause the envelope to...
8201292 Patient support surface with turn-assist  
A patient support apparatus includes a support surface, which includes at least one fluid bladder and a recess, and a fluid delivery system configured to deliver fluid to the bladder, with at...
7886386 Mattress  
Air mattresses primarily intended for hospitals, long-term care facilities and in-home use are described. The mattress includes multiple foam layers and an air sector having multiple resilient...
7681269 Support surface with integral patient turning mechanism  
A unique support surface that provides a controllable inflation system, and a turning bladder structure for turning a patient quickly for the application of a nursing protocol. The support surface...
7509699 Leveling camping pad  
An apparatus for placement under a sleeping bag useful in leveling or controlling the attitude of the sleeping bag includes a plurality of chambers, some of which extend along a longitudinal...
7480952 Inflatable body with independent chambers and methods for making the same  
An inflatable body including first and second fluid impervious major panels, each having an outer surface, an inner surface and a perimeter, and further including a fluid impervious intermediate...
7409735 Dynamic cellular person support surface  
A person support surface comprises a multitude of inflatable cells. The cells are inflated and deflated to adjust an interface pressure between the person support surface and a person supported by...
7244483 Bladder with inverted edge seam and method of making the bladder  
The invention is a bladder formed of multiple layers of barrier film to provide multiple pressurized layers of cushioning fluid or gas when the bladder is filled. The sidewalls of the bladder can...
7191480 Mattress or cushion structure  
An apparatus is configured to support at least a portion of a body thereon. The apparatus includes a base portion and a three dimensional engineered material, the three dimensional engineered...
7146660 Patient support pad with repositionable pressure source  
An apparatus for supporting a patient includes a pad having a first side, a second side, and a fluid chamber configured to receive fluid under pressure. The apparatus also has a pressure source...
7089618 Air mattress  
An air mattress or bed is disclosed. The air mattress has a first panel, a spaced second panel, and at least one side panel extending between the first panel and the second panel, each panel being...
7059001 Mattress  
A mattress comprises a sealed outer casing within which is mounted a resilient support formed by a composite foam core. At least an upper portion of the resilient support is formed by a...
7043787 Fluid bedding  
The bedding of the present invention comprises a sealed bag body having an elastic body with a plurality of continuous pores and gas sealed with looseness present in the upper part of the elastic...
7007356 Cushioning pads and the formation of cushioning pads  
A method of forming a cushioning pad includes placing a component formed of polyurethane foam onto a first web of polyethylene foam. A second web of polyethylene foam is then placed over the...
6948204 Mattress for bedding, and method and apparatus for manufacturing the same  
An air mattress includes top sheet and bottom sheet which are disposed to be opposing. The mattress has a side sheet coupled to the top and bottom sheets. The mattress has plural threads coupled...
6922863 Adjustable foam mattress  
The invention modulates the air volume in foam cores of cushioning support devices and any other support apparatus using foam or similar materials. The foam core can be incrementally modulated to...
6868569 Reversed air mattress  
A person-support apparatus for use with a suction source comprises a core having a one or more foam elements and a cover having an interior region in which the core is situated. The cover is in...
6826795 Inflatable cushioning device with manifold system  
A cushioning device for a body support such as a mattress, seat, sofa, or the like where support is obtained from a fluid. The cushioning device is self-inflating, self-adjusting, and provides a...
6767060 Article of furniture having a support member with an adjustable contour  
An article of furniture includes a support having a support surface. A plurality of air bladders are mounted relative to the support surface, each air bladder having expandable foam therein. At...
6745420 Adjustable foam and coil spring mattress combination  
The invention modulates the air-volume in both mattress-type foam and traditional coil spring cores interactively, obtaining a wide variety of levels of density and indentation force deflection...
6739009 Supporting device, notably mattress, mattress support or for a seat  
Supporting device, notably mattress, mattress support or supporting device for seats, comprising several elements comprising flexible fluid-holding chambers aligned vertically and assembled in a...
6715174 Self inflated air cushioned bed  
A self inflated air cushioned bed includes a base, multiple air units each provided with at least two air cells securely mounted on top of a substrate and at least one unidirectional valve mounted...
6694556 Self-inflating mattress  
A mattress support element comprises a fluid filled bladder and a fluid container substantially surrounded by the bladder. The fluid container is in constant fluid communication with ambient fluid...
6692812 Multilayer sheet structure and production method thereof  
A multilayer sheet structure (10) comprises a front sheet (11), a net-like backing sheet (12), and sewing threads (14) for partially joining the front sheet with the backing sheet so as to form...
6684433 Pressure adjustable foam support apparatus  
A pressure adjustable foam support apparatus includes a resilient, air pressure adjustable, self-inflating foam core. A flexible, airtight cover encloses the core. One or more air passageways are...
6651277 Multiple chamber self-inflatable body  
A multiple chamber self-inflating pad having a fluid impervious first chamber defined by a first flexible panel and an intermediate panel in which a first resilient member is disposed and to which...
6611981 Air mattress  
An improved air mattress includes an inflation air pouch located on one side of the air mattress for pumping air into the air mattress. The inflation air pouch is made from an air impermeable...
6598250 Pressure regulation for an inflatable cushion  
An inflatable cushion is disclosed, having features that allow deflation of the cushion to be controlled. The cushion includes an inflatable bladder having a support therein and a valved exhaust...
6588038 Air pad  
An air pad having a plurality of foam filled air chambers interconnected by at least one air passage connecting at least two of the air chambers to one another. The air passages are also filled...
6564411 Active fluid channeling system for a bed  
An fluid channeling system that comprises a series of elongated chambers having a rectangular cross section. Each of these chambers is disposed adjacent to the other and extends parallel to the...
6560804 System and methods for mattress control in relation to patient distance  
The present invention relates to a system and a method for detecting and monitoring the distance between a patient and a reference point on an inflatable air mattress and for controlling the air...
6446289 Inflattable mattress  
An inflatable mattress capable of being folded or rolled into a small compact unit and unfolded or unrolled to a relatively flat or partially contoured body supporting condition. The mattress is...
6397417 Self-inflatable apparatus  
A self-inflatable mattress is formed from an open pore foam core and one or more layers of dual melt film. Initially, a layer of dual melt film is placed on top of the open pore foam block such...
6367106 Therapeutic support for the reduction of decubitus ulcers  
The invention relates to a therapeutic seat or bed for reducing the likelihood of decubitus ulcers, which can form in the skin surrounding a weight-bearing bony protrusion. The seat or bed...
6351864 Institutional bedding with integral pillow and mattress  
A bedding arrangement is provided having a compressible foam mattress pad and compressible foam pillow pad integrated as a single bedding unit within a fluid resistant or impermeable cover whose...
6260222 Air mattress structure  
An air mattress structure includes a mattress body including a sponge layer having a first face and a second face, a first line low density polyethylene layer laminated on the first surface of the...
6219868 Self-inflating mattress  
A self-inflating mattress which comprises a first chamber, a second chamber, a foam and a check valve, wherein, the foam is disposed inside the first chamber. The check valve is provided between...
6212718 Air-over-foam mattress  
A mattress structure (30) having a plurality of side-by-side lower support elements (50), a layer of material (54) underlying the lower support elements (50), and a plurality of side-by-side upper...
6209159 Pressure reducing cushion with selective pressure point relief  
A pressure reducing cushion with selective pressure point relief features at least two air bladders, and a foam outer layer covering the air bladders. Each air bladder consists of an impervious to...

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