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1. (WO1997016094) PATIENT SUPPORT MATTRESS
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Pub. No.: WO/1997/016094 International Application No.: PCT/GB1996/002672
Publication Date: 09.05.1997 International Filing Date: 31.10.1996
Chapter 2 Demand Filed: 29.05.1997
IPC:
A61G 7/057 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
G
TRANSPORT, PERSONAL CONVEYANCES, OR ACCOMMODATION SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR PATIENTS OR DISABLED PERSONS; OPERATING TABLES OR CHAIRS; CHAIRS FOR DENTISTRY; FUNERAL DEVICES
7
Beds specially adapted for nursing; Devices for lifting patients or disabled persons
05
Parts, details or accessories of beds
057
Arrangements for preventing bed-sores or for supporting patients with burns, e.g. mattresses specially adapted therefor
Applicants:
WELCH, Robert, Dudley [GB/GB]; GB
Inventors:
WELCH, Robert, Dudley; GB
Agent:
SUÈR, Steven, Johannes ; Ablett & Stebbing 45 Lancaster Mews, Lancaster Gate London W2 3QQ, GB
Priority Data:
9522208.931.10.1995GB
Title (EN) PATIENT SUPPORT MATTRESS
(FR) MATELAS DE SUPPORT POUR PATIENT
Abstract:
(EN) A patient support mattress (1) comprises a substantially flat body contact surface formed from a plurality of discrete fluid filled sections (2). The number of sections per unit area of body contact surface is varied at different portions thereof in accordance with the loading characteristic of a body part to be supported there.
(FR) Matelas de support (1) pour patients comprenant une surface de contact avec le corps, sensiblement plane, obtenue à partir d'une pluralité de sections séparées (2) remplies de fluide. Le nombre de sections par zone unitaire de la surface de contact avec le corps varie au niveau des différentes parties de cette surface selon la caractéristique de charge de la partie du corps à supporter.
Designated States: CA, JP, US
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
Also published as:
EP0868134