Hospital Beds are also known as hospital cots which are the beds made especially for the patients who have been admitted in hospitals for the treatment or it is also used for the people who are need of some other healthcare methods. The hospital beds have special features or facilities which provide both comfort and the safety of the patient along with the health and fitness and also for transporting patients from one area to other. There are several features of the hospital beds and they also can be adjusted as per the height of the patient’s neck, legs and the whole body and they also comprise electric buttons which can be operated by the patient without being dependent and also to access the nearby devices.
Hospital Beds and other type of beds such as nursing care beds are not only employed in hospitals, however, are also available in other health care services and settings such as nursing home, outpatient clinics, assisted living services and indoor health care. When one says about the hospital beds it means that they are the beds which are usually used in residences which have a specific place in medical care services as the number of patients in the room and the facility of beds is limited. Initially, the adjustable beds were developed by the Britain people around 1815. Later on they extended the bed type and made it a bit elevated near the head part which is currently used by hospitals currently everywhere.
A new modern 3 section adjustable were also discovered which were also known as Gatch Beds. Currently people use modern hospital beds which are comprised of a push-button which were made to for the patients ease and it also comprised a built-in toilet which aids in the elimination using a bed pan. With the passage of time and the development in technology and advancements new type of hospital beds were developed and discovered. The modern features which were present in the hospital beds are wheels, elevation, side rails, tiltings, CPR functions, bed exit alarms and specialist beds. Wheels are very helpful as they help in easy and comfortable movement of the beds within the internal parts.
The internal parts of the bed comprises of several services which are fixed within a room. Some inches of the bed till the few inches of the patient’s feet to meet the necessities of the patient care. The wheels of the Hospital Beds are locked for the safety of patient. Beds have different elevations such as hospital beds can be lowered or raised at the portion of feet or head to balance the entire height and these are done electrically. And today electric beds have many features which are semi-electric and have two motors. Rising the head is known as fowler’s position and give some advantages to the patient. Side rails have the rails which can be lowered or raised which can protect the patient and make them feel secure.