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8732876 Upper body support mechanism  
A person-support apparatus comprises a frame, a deck, and an upper body support assembly. The deck is coupled to the frame and configured to support a person. The deck includes a first section and...
8734372 Systems and methods for decompression and elliptical traction of the cervical and thoracic spine  
A traction device comprises a frame, a first bladder portion, a second bladder portion, a strap, and a pump. The first bladder expands in an outward direction a distance greater than in a...
8732879 Patient support device  
A device for supporting a patient during a radiological imaging procedure is disclosed. The device includes a base, a support member pivotally coupled to the base and configured to receive a...
8732877 Systems and methods for body support  
A body support system for relieving contact pressure on a joint in a body, according to various aspects of the present invention, may be configured to elevate a chest portion of the body with a...
8732878 Method of positioning a patient for medical procedures  
A method and apparatus are disclosed for a method for securing a patient for a medical procedure and specifically for an innovative headrest system for securing a patient for an ocular imaging...
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...
8726438 Corrugated foam mattress and method of making same  
The invention provides a corrugated mattress and method for making. The mattress comprises an corrugated foam core, a middle cushioning layer and outer cover layer. The corrugated foam core...
8726421 Apparel with inflatable neck cushion  
A neck supporting piece of apparel, such as a scarf, which includes an inflatable bladder in a neck portion and a tube coupled to the bladder and extending downward to a port easily accessible by...
8726433 Bed rail having rotating seat for guard frame  
A bed rail having a guard frame that prevents a child from rolling off a bed and a pair of legs that extend between the mattress and box spring. The guard frame swings between up and down positions...
8726436 Back sleeping only pillow  
A sleeping pillow to promote only sleeping in the supine position by keeping the said user from sleeping on their side or belly. Constructed of three components; a contoured middle section where...
8726432 Sleeping bag and hood assembly  
A sleeping bag assembly having a sleeping bag and non-integral hood is constructed so as to allow the user to be able to sleep on either side, back or stomach without rotating the sleeping bag...
8731634 Medical imaging system and patient positioning system including a movable transport belt  
A medical imaging system for imaging a region of interest (ROI) in a patient. The imaging system includes an imaging modality unit having a field of view (FOV) and an examination platform. The...
8726431 Patient repositioning system and method of moving a patient body or limb  
A patient repositioning system to move and fix a patient body and/or a limb of a patient body in any sequence of multiple operations with positive body or limb support at any angle of rotation or...
8728293 Preparing electrodes for electroplating  
A method of immersing an electrode in an electroplating solution while under vacuum, to substantially eliminate air and/or other gas from microscopic holes, cavities or indentations in the...
8726908 Enhanced patient-orienting alternating pressure support apparatus  
Described herein are systems and apparatuses for enhanced comfort through contact pressure reduction. In particular, the systems and apparatuses disclosed herein prevent or otherwise mitigate...
8726437 Apparatus for care of infant  
Embodiments provide apparatus for care of an infant, the apparatus including a comfort support for returning legs of an infant to fully folded positions relative to the torso.
8726435 Pillowcase with one or more pockets  
A pillowcase having one or more pockets is provided. In one embodiment, the pillowcase includes a first panel, a second panel, an open end adapted to receive a pillow, and a pocket. The pocket is...
8727134 Sealing device of a filter system for filtering fluids  
A sealing device (24) of a filter system (10) for filtering fluids, in particular of a motor vehicle, with a sealing ring (26) is described. The sealing ring (26) serves to seal a pipe (16), in...
8719978 Patient support apparatus and medical imaging apparatus comprising the patient support apparatus  
A patient support apparatus, in particular for a medical imaging apparatus, has a table for supporting a patient, and a support unit, wherein the table is arranged at the support unit such that the...
8719982 Infant feeding pillow  
This invention is a pillow placed on the lap for supporting a baby while feeding. The pillow raises the baby on an inclined plane, with ridges on the lower and upper outer edges for added safety...
8719977 Expandable mattress cover  
An expandable mattress cover comprises a top sheet, a bottom sheet and a sidewall joining the top sheet and the bottom sheet. A plurality of edges of the sidewall is stitched to the top sheet and...
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...
RE44884 Ambulance cot with pinch safety feature  
An ambulance cot is disclosed and the ambulance cot has, if desired, a wheel supported base and a litter raisable and lowerable by a powered elevating mechanism oriented between the base and the...
8720872 Innersprings with alternating coil spring orientations  
Innersprings with alternating coil spring orientations have columns of interconnected coils in which the axial orientation of the coils alternates one hundred and eighty degrees column to column.
8720447 Suspended back pillow for sustaining a side sleeping position  
A device and method for enabling an individual located on a bed to sustain a side-sleeping orientation on either a left or right side. The device comprises a light weight, elongate pillow having a...
8719981 Pillow with neck support  
A pillow having a bladder for containing fluid or gas and on top of which compressible fill is to float. The pillow includes an elongate neck support mat atop an upper surface of the bladder, under...
8719980 Pressure-ulcer-prevention dynamic cushion  
This invented multiple-phase dynamic cushion comprises a frame, at least a driving source, at least a transmission assembly, and clusters of plural strips interleaved in parallel. Taking a...
8721179 Medical bed apparatus  
A medical bed apparatus of an embodiment includes: a tiltable top board on which to place an examinee; a photographic mechanism configured to radiograph the examinee; an operation unit which is...
8719979 Patient positioning support structure  
A patient support system includes independently adjustable end columns supporting a centrally hinged, jointed or breaking patient support structure. At least one column includes a powered rotation...
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...
8719983 Inflatable body contour support cushion  
An inflatable body contour support cushion comprises a bladder comprising a flexible material. Said bladder is configured to retain a quantity of material to maintain said bladder in a flaccid...
8714531 Telescoping spring assembly for mattresses and the like  
A spring assembly includes telescopically adjustable inner and outer members biased in an extension direction by a coil spring. A non-stretch fabric sleeve fitted about an inner diameter and an...
8714504 Arrangement for mounting a support base on a wall  
Arrangement for attaching a base (10), a tray, a platform or a similar support to a wall with the help of turning arms (4), (5) attached to the mentioned wall in which case the mentioned base can...
8713726 Pivoting hinge for no-tool assembly of a convertible sofa  
A hinge assembly includes a linkage base adapted to be secured to a portion of a furniture sidewall, an elongate first linkage arm, and an elongate second linkage arm. The hinge assembly may also...
8717181 Bed exit alert silence with automatic re-enable  
A hospital bed has a bed exit alarm system including an audible alarm that sounds when an alert condition is detected, such as when a patient exits the bed or moves toward exiting the bed. The bed...
8713732 Orthotic device  
An orthotic device 10 comprising a body 20 having a base 30, a first support surface 40. In use, the first support surface 40 supports a selected region of a patient's neck 70 while suspending the...
8713729 Devices and systems for supporting a user  
A device for supporting a user includes a frame for supporting the torso of the user. The frame may be oriented in a left, middle and right orientations. The user's arms extending through openings,...
8713731 Evacuation mattress  
An evacuation mattress comprises an integral mattress including a mattress interior, a mattress top face sheet, four mattress side face sheets, and a bottom sheet. The bottom sheet forms both the...
8713733 Postural system  
This invention relates to a postural system which can advantageously be used by both properly walking persons and non-ambulant and partially ambulant persons, and in the latter case is suitable for...
8713730 Medical transport device  
Embodiments of the invention are directed to medical transport devices, more particularly, to spineboards. In one embodiment, a spineboard includes an upper panel assembly joined to a lower panel...
8713734 Aerated bumper and liner system for a baby crib  
An aerated bumper and liner system for a baby crib provides increased airflow into and out of the baby crib while creating a soft pad to guard the baby against injury. The bumper and liner system...
8713712 Venting apparatus with no-catch mechanism  
A venting apparatus with a no-catch mechanism and a method of manufacture of the apparatus are described. More particularly, embodiments of the present invention may comprise: a fastening device, a...
8713728 Medical gas tank holder for patient support apparatus  
A fluid tank receptacle comprises a housing, a cage, and a retainer. The housing includes an opening therethrough configured to receive a fluid tank. The cage movably engages the housing and...
8713727 Siderail assembly for patient support apparatus  
A siderail assembly includes a guide, a support frame coupled to the frame and movable between first and second positions, and a barrier coupled to the support frame and movable therewith. The...
8708414 Travel headrest  
A travel headrest comprises a right side and a left side. The right side of the headrest includes a right side occipital support portion and a right side mandible portion which extends outwardly...
8707479 Sleeping bag  
A sleeping bag constructed such that its outer circumference is greater than its inner circumference includes additional integrated protuberances, or space fillers, that are added to the interior...
8707481 Extremity warming blanket  
An insulated pocketed and sock or slippered blanket is provided. The blanket may be used to quickly warm hands, arms, legs and feet with ease requiring no wires or electricity as with electric...
8708406 Chair device for accommodating a user's stomach, neck, and body  
A chair device for providing comfort to a individual such as a pregnant woman comprising a first, second, and third panel, wherein the first panel is pivotally connected to the second panel and the...
8707483 Therapy enabler system  
A patient support apparatus includes a patient support structure, such as a bed frame or mattress or both, that is configured to support a patient in a recumbent position. The patient support...
8707477 Powered rocking bed device  
A powered rocking bed comprises a body support member connected to at least one stationary pivot disposed there beneath and connected via at least one driving linkage to an oscillating powered...