Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Bed having patient warming apparatus










Image Number 5 for United States Patent #5251347.

A hospital bed has an articulated patient support surface with four air outlet housings mounted thereon at spaced locations. An air supply arrangement supplies temperature-controlled air to an air outlet opening in each of the housings. Associated with each housing is an elongate tubular fabric diffusion member having an O-ring which encircles one end thereof and is removably received in a circumferential groove in the air outlet opening. Each diffusion member can be tucked completely into its housing when not in use. Each housing has a cap movable between open and closed positions with respect to the air outlet opening, and an arrangement yieldably urging the cap toward its closed position. A valve arrangement is provided below two of the housings in order to automatically discharge fluids which happen to enter the air supply system through the air outlet openings. In a variation, two of the elongate diffusion members can be replaced with an inflatable underlay or overlay having two inlet sleeves with O-rings which are each releasably coupled to a respective one of the air outlet devices.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Pyridylphenyl compounds for inflammation and immune-related uses
System, method, and computer readable medium for a force-based wheelchair joystick
Deceleration dependent shift control
System and method for detecting an earth ground fault of an external power supply connected to a vehicle
Signal generator
Molten alloy solidification analyzing method and solidification analyzing program for performing the same
Peer-to-peer, internet protocol telephone system with proxy interface for configuration data
  Randomly Featured Patents
Pneumatic tires
Methods for treating illnesses of the tracheo-bronchial tract, especially chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Optical pulse amplifier
Method and apparatus for communicating between an aircraft and an associated store
Head positioning control system for use in a disk storage system
Method and system for composing a query for a database and traversing the database
Recoil absorbing firearm
Device for securing and positioning a wire to a needle
Double C shaped geometric log holder
Device for therapy of the human or animal body