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Number: 5/689
Name: Beds > Fluidized bed
Description: Subject matter comprising a supporting surface for the whole body of a user in which at least a part of the supporting surface is provided by a pressurized stream of gas, usually air, or bya very large number of small, solid particulate material (e.g., beads) that are at least temporarily lifted and kept in a suspended fluidized state by a pressurized stream of gas and device associated with such supporting surface.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8217667 Method and apparatus for piezoelectric sensor status assessment Jul. 10, 2012
8011047 Spinal relaxation apparatus Sep. 6, 2011
7975337 Fluidized bed Jul. 12, 2011
7807095 Air mat and method for manufacturing and device of molding the same Oct. 5, 2010
7797776 Fluidized support bed Sep. 21, 2010
7657956 Patient support Feb. 9, 2010
7546653 Air mattress Jun. 16, 2009
7437787 Load-cell based hospital bed control Oct. 21, 2008
7021008 Inflatable structure with inflatable interior frame Apr. 4, 2006
6721979 Air bed with fluidized bead surface and related methods Apr. 20, 2004
6694555 Air fluidized bladders for a bed Feb. 24, 2004
6624419 Apparatus for sensing and controlling fluidization level Sep. 23, 2003
6574813 Air fluidized bed Jun. 10, 2003
6499166 Apparatus for elevation of head and torso in fluidized patient support Dec. 31, 2002
6430765 Apparatus and method for sensing and controlling a fluidization level Aug. 13, 2002
6351862 Mattress replacement having air fluidized sections Mar. 5, 2002
6192537 Semi-fluid based body support system Feb. 27, 2001
6158070 Coverlet for an air bed Dec. 12, 2000
6139512 Method and apparatus for water therapy Oct. 31, 2000
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 Oct. 17, 2000
6073289 Air fluidized bed Jun. 13, 2000
6016581 Semi-fluid mattress Jan. 25, 2000
5894966 Bariatric bed Apr. 20, 1999
5855207 Medical table assembly having a restrainment apparatus mounted thereto and an associated method of immobilizing object Jan. 5, 1999
5781943 Medical table and method for moving a patient from a first position to a second position Jul. 21, 1998
5623736 Modular inflatable/air fluidized bed Apr. 29, 1997
5621934 Mattress Apr. 22, 1997
5564142 Air mattress collaboratively cushioned with pulsative and static symbiotic sacs Oct. 15, 1996
5539943 Apparatus and method for percussion of fluidized support surface Jul. 30, 1996
5408711 Air mattress assembly Apr. 25, 1995
5402542 Fluidized patient support with improved temperature control Apr. 4, 1995
5388291 Fluidized medical bed equipped with a device for eliminating its soiled granular constituents Feb. 14, 1995
5367728 Adjustable ventilation mattress Nov. 29, 1994
5357641 Patient positioners for use on oscillating air support surfaces Oct. 25, 1994
5172781 Scale for fluidized bed and method for using same Dec. 22, 1992
5168591 Method for patient elevation above a fluidized surface Dec. 8, 1992
5105487 Apparatus for patient elevation above a fluidized surface Apr. 21, 1992
5036559 Method of dual mode patient support Aug. 6, 1991
5029352 Dual support surface patient support Jul. 9, 1991
5016304 Fluidized bed with moisture removing means May. 21, 1991
5008965 Fluidized bead bed Apr. 23, 1991
5001794 Device for securing detachably filtering sheet to air bed Mar. 26, 1991
4967431 Fluidized bed with modular fluidizable portion Nov. 6, 1990
4942635 Dual mode patient support system Jul. 24, 1990
4916767 Device for securing detachably filtering sheet to air bed Apr. 17, 1990
4914760 Fluidized bed with collapsible side Apr. 10, 1990
4879777 Fluidized patient support system Nov. 14, 1989
4835802 Fluidization patient support control system Jun. 6, 1989
4794659 Fluid bed system Jan. 3, 1989
4776050 Fluidized patient support system Oct. 11, 1988

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