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Adjustable Beds in Hospitals

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Summary:
Nobody ever wants to be admitted in a hospital. Hospital devices and
equipment are specially designed to help the medical professionals in
providing wellness and rendering care to their covered patients. And
adjustable beds are among such equipment.


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Article Body:
I believe nobody ever wants to be admitted in a hospital for whatever
reason. One may be there merely to visit a sick relative or work as a
staff. But other than these, there is no way that a person will leave
the comforts of his/her own home and stay inside a hospital.

However, certain inevitable things happen and you have no choice but to
let yourself be confined in a hospital. The hospital is actually a place
where one gets treated and be monitored during the recovery process. As
the hospital is built for such purpose, it is just necessary to ensure
patient’s convenience and comfort while staying in the infir mary.

Hospital devices and equipment are specially designed to help the medical
professionals in providing wellness and rendering care to their covered
patients. And adjustable beds are among such equipment.

In the past, hospitals only utilize fixed beds for any type of patients.
When a patient’s head needs to be elevated, pillows are just added. But
today, hospital beds can now be modified to better suit the individual
needs of the ailing patients.

As crucial as other medical instruments and equipment, adjustable
hospital beds provide relief and comfort needed by the patients.

The lower and upper parts, or sometimes even the central portion, of such
hospital beds can be adjusted either electrically or manually to relieve
pressure on particular aching areas. Hospital beds can accommodate those
who are sitting up, or those that need their legs/head elevated, or those
who simply lay flat on bed.

The kind of mattress an adjustable hospital bed has is also of great
significance. The mattress must be made from latex and polyurethane foams
to ensure that the bed contains no chemical substances that will
compromise the safety of one’s immune system.

Aside from those mentioned earlier, adjustable beds in hospitals have
specific health benefits for patients as will be cited below.
•     Hospital adjustable beds can reduce the swelling of one’s lower
extremities.
•     They provide relief for back pain, as well as tenderness of the
entire body.
•     They soothe the tension on the shoulders and neck.
•     They also counterbalance overnight heartburn and acid reflux.
•     They relieve the discomfort and soreness on certain body parts,
like the knees, spine and neck.
•     Patients with degenerative diseases such as spinal stenosis,
spondylolisthesis, and osteoarthritis also benefit from hospital
adjustable beds.
•     Such beds are also beneficial to patients who have just undergone
surgical procedures. They are also ideal for people who have just had
surgery.
•     Adjustable hospital beds also aid patients in moving in and out of
their beds. This activity actually relieves the muscles of the heart and
thus improves airway and breathing. Also, the active movement eases the
muscles of the stomach, thereby facilitating proper digestion and regular
elimination.
•     In some sophisticated and more luxurious hospitals, their
adjustable beds may feature massaging motors to add more relief and
comfort.

With adjustable hospital beds, your hospital stay will surely be a
relaxing and comfortable one.