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9021638 Mattress  
A mattress including a plurality of cells aligned and disposed on a body pressure working surface of a substrate that supports a human body; and a pressure control member that changes a height of...
9015885 Traveling wave air mattresses and method and apparatus for generating traveling waves thereon  
An air mattress apparatus includes an air mattress which comprised of an array of air bladder cells that are individually inflatable to quiescent pressure levels which provide comfortable support...
9009898 Mattress, pressure sensor calibration method, and bed device  
When pressure detected by a pressure sensor connected to a calibration standard cell has continuously fallen within a regulated pressure range at calibration for a regulated duration at...
8973193 Methods of optimizing a pressure contour of a pressure adjustable platform system  
The present invention provides a method of optimizing a pressure contour of a pressure adjustable platform system by (a) measuring pressure in a plurality of bladders in the pressure adjustable...
8966689 Multi-zone fluid chamber and mattress system  
A support surface assembly comprises a support surface and a multi-zone chamber comprising two or more inflatable bladders forming the support surface. In an example, first and second bladders of...
8959685 Cushion cell and cushion body using the same  
The objective of the present invention is to provide: a cushion cell with a new structure which is designed to disperse stresses when the cushion cell is in an inflated state such that excellent...
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...
8935820 Expandable structure constructed from sealed films  
An expandable structure is manufactured using sheets of thermoplastic material sealed together. The expandable structure has a concertina pattern on its sides that allows the structure to expand...
8914928 Angle detection and control  
An alternating pressure pad (1) comprises inflatable cells (9,10) supplied with air by supply lines (7, 8) from a compressor (2) via supply line (3). A pressure controller controls the output of...
8910331 Cushion for preventing pressure sore  
The present invention relates to a cushion for preventing pressure sore. The cushion for preventing pressure sore includes an air cell layer, an air passage layer, a base layer, and a plurality of...
8911387 Patient/invalid handling support  
A patient support for supporting a patient includes an inflatable mattress defining a support surface and a pneumatic system for inflating the inflatable mattress. The pneumatic system includes a...
8893324 Low pressure fluidized horizontal and vertical movement device  
Transfer pads for horizontal and/or vertical translocation are provided. The transfer pads include the fewest possible number of components required to provide a plenum chamber, the operative...
8893339 System and method for adjusting settings of a bed with a remote control  
A method may include presenting a user interface on a display of a remote control to label a first air chamber of a plurality of air chambers; receiving a label from a user for the first air...
8893338 Inflatable cellular mattress with alternating zones of inflated cells  
A cushion or mattress comprising a base and a plurality of linearly aligned individual air cells across the base. Groups of individual air cells can be interconnected and in fluid cooperation with...
8887326 Patient transfer kit  
A patient transfer kit including an inflatable mattress, alternatively with a rigid top board with a patient restraint system on which a patient can be placed, when patient immobilization is...
8863338 Therapeutic support device allowing capillary blood flow  
A therapeutic device that reduces localized subcutaneous pressure while allowing capillary flow in a medical setting is disclosed. The therapeutic device comprises one or more rows of first...
8863336 Mattress and bedding system  
The invention provides a mattress comprising an array of air springs, each in communication with a supply of air for selectively varying the air pressure within said spring, so as to provide a...
8856992 Patient/invalid handling support  
A patient support for a patient includes a mattress with at least one air operated component and a cushioning layer forming a patient support surface. The mattress has a recessed portion beneath...
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...
8845562 Gas supply system  
A gas supply system comprises a person-support surface, a garment, and a gas supply. The person-support surface includes a chamber configured to contain a gas therein. The garment includes a...
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.
8832887 Anti-snore bed having inflatable members  
A bedding product (5) comprises a mattress (10) and padding (20) and an inflatable bladder assembly (30). The bedding product (5) may have a plurality of inflatable members (31, 32) located...
8832884 Patient support with orientation sensitive air bladder control  
This disclosure describes 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...
8832886 System and method for controlling air mattress inflation and deflation  
The described system and method allows for the control of inflation and deflation of air mattresses such that fast and accurate deflate times and satisfaction of consumer expectations may be...
8832883 Patient support systems  
Patient support systems are generally disclosed. An example patient support system may include a base; first and second longitudinally oriented sidewalls extending upward from lateral side...
8832885 Patient/invalid handling support  
A patient support for supporting a patient includes an inflatable mattress having at least one bladder forming at least part of a patient support surface, a pneumatic system for inflating the...
8826478 Inflatable device forming mattresses and cushions  
The invention relates to an inflatable device comprising an electromechanical device and a self-sealing valve, and in particular, to any inflatable device that includes the assembly. In some...
8827931 Hospital bed control apparatus  
The present invention provides a hospital bed including a force sensor or scale apparatus configured to detect the weight of a patient.
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...
8806681 Device for maintaining a patient in a position and methods of using it  
Methods and devices are provided for maintaining a patient in a position in which the patient's torso can be moved during surgery, for example by which the sternum can be closed after open chest...
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...
8789224 Therapeutic mattress assembly  
A therapeutic mattress assembly comprising a mattress having a substrate assembly that includes a plurality of cylinders positioned side by side over the length of the mattress. Each cylinder is...
8756737 Air tool with modularized air pad  
An air tool with a modularized air pad includes several air pad units, each of which has one pad body whose top surface is formed with an accommodating recess and whose one side has an air...
8752221 Support apparatus  
A support apparatus configured to support a prone user in a position that is conducive to interacting with a media item that is also supported thereon. The apparatus includes an upper body support...
8745784 Mattress system  
There is described a mattress system (20) comprising a mattress, an airflow driving device (14) and a heat adjustment unit (28). The mattress has a mattress cover (24) enclosing an internal...
8745797 Mattress  
The objective of the present invention is to provide a mattress including a plurality of cells provided on a body pressure working surface of a substrate that supports a human body, and a pressure...
8745796 Sensing device for air cushion bed  
A sensing device is configured for placing in an air cushion bed below air bladders thereof to detect an exact state of the bed in use, and includes a first and a second sheet connected together...
8739338 Inflatable cushion valve and attachment apparatus  
An attachment apparatus (20) for attachment to the air conduits (6,8,10,12) of a zoned air cell cushion A or mattress to an associated valve. The attachment apparatus comprises a connector...
8720120 Membrane deflation in combination with rigid surfaces  
The present invention is related to inflatable devices, and, more specifically, to inflatable devices in combination with rigid surfaces and a method for deflating an inflatable device. According...
8719984 Segmented air foam mattress  
An air foam mattress system includes a foam top component, and a foundation component including a plurality of segmented, individually wrapped, inflatable air cells allowing for a plurality of...
8683632 Internal valve and methods of use for inflatable objects  
An internal valve (10, 10′ or 10″) and its methods of use for stabilizing and reinforcing inflatable objects are disclosed. The internal valve is a novel, simple modification to conventional check...
8671487 Air mattress having only two inflate/deflate ports for inflating four or six separate bladders  
The invention relates generally to a multi-bladder air mattress where only two inflation-deflation port members are required to inflate an air mattress having either four or six separate air bladders.
8661590 Air mattress  
An air mattress including an inflatable compartment, strips, a connecting sheet and pillow strips is provided. The inflatable compartment includes a top wall, a bottom wall and a side wall...
8656539 Multi-chamber air mattress with peripheral chamber  
An air mattress system includes two contiguous inflatable air chambers arranged side by side and operatively connected to form an air mattress and a peripheral air chamber operatively connected to...
8656540 Air mattress  
An air mattress includes an inflatable compartment, strips and decoration strips. The inflatable compartment includes a top wall, a bottom wall and a side wall surrounding the peripheries of the...
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....
8613119 Adjustable mattress  
An adjustable mattress comprises a carrier and a foundation. The carrier has a bed surface, a bottom surface, and a plurality of first flexible members and second flexible members distributed in...
8607385 External immobilizer  
An external immobilizer for cancer treatment has a plurality of inflatable bladders that are independent finable depending on computer instruction based on patient position data provided from...
8601622 Patient support apparatus including a lateral tilt device  
A lateral tilting device for a patient lying on a mattress is capable of being inserted between the mattress and a level bed base or bed frame on which the mattress rests. The lateral tilting...