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Fluid mattresses

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GB1545806A
GB1545806A GB3941376A GB3941376A GB1545806A GB 1545806 A GB1545806 A GB 1545806A GB 3941376 A GB3941376 A GB 3941376A GB 3941376 A GB3941376 A GB 3941376A GB 1545806 A GB1545806 A GB 1545806A
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fluid
mattresses
fluid mattresses
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Hopkins L
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61GTRANSPORT OR ACCOMODATION FOR PATIENTS; OPERATING TABLES OR CHAIRS; CHAIRS FOR DENTISTRY; FUNERAL DEVICES
    • A61G7/00Beds specially adapted for nursing; Devices for lifting patients or disabled persons
    • A61G7/05Parts, details or accessories of beds
    • A61G7/057Arrangements for preventing bed-sores or for supporting patients with burns, e.g. mattresses specially adapted therefor
    • A61G7/05769Arrangements for preventing bed-sores or for supporting patients with burns, e.g. mattresses specially adapted therefor with inflatable chambers
GB3941376A 1976-09-23 1976-09-23 Fluid mattresses Expired GB1545806A (en)

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GB3941376A GB1545806A (en) 1976-09-23 1976-09-23 Fluid mattresses

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GB3941376A GB1545806A (en) 1976-09-23 1976-09-23 Fluid mattresses
CA 287209 CA1077173A (en) 1976-09-23 1977-09-21 Fluid mattresses

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US4279044A (en) * 1979-11-16 1981-07-21 Owen Douglas Fluid support system for a medical patient
US4297755A (en) * 1980-02-15 1981-11-03 Mollura Carlos A Non-planar waterbed
US4346489A (en) * 1980-06-03 1982-08-31 Mcmullan James P Foldable waterbed
GB2134382A (en) * 1983-02-10 1984-08-15 Rodney Lyall Body support system
US4525885A (en) * 1980-02-26 1985-07-02 Mediscus Products Limited Support appliance for mounting on a standard hospital bed
GB2169195A (en) * 1985-01-07 1986-07-09 Whittaker Gen Medical Corp Inflatable bed patient mattress
US4638519A (en) * 1985-04-04 1987-01-27 Air Plus, Inc. Fluidized hospital bed
GB2177594A (en) * 1985-07-10 1987-01-28 Mediscus Prod Ltd Transit mattress for air support appliances
EP0228233A2 (en) 1985-12-30 1987-07-08 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Patient support structure
US4679264A (en) * 1985-05-06 1987-07-14 Mollura Carlos A Airbed mattress including a regulated, controllable air reservoir therefor
US4686722A (en) * 1983-04-06 1987-08-18 Revalidatie Institut Muiderpoort Articulated bed with cellular air cushion mattress
US4694520A (en) * 1986-01-15 1987-09-22 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Patient support apparatus
US4722105A (en) * 1986-09-02 1988-02-02 Owen Douglas Fluid support systems
EP0261830A2 (en) * 1986-09-26 1988-03-30 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Improved patient support structure
EP0275618A1 (en) * 1987-01-23 1988-07-27 Air Plus, Inc. Fluidized hospital bed
US4797962A (en) * 1986-11-05 1989-01-17 Air Plus, Inc. Closed loop feedback air supply for air support beds
GB2214074A (en) * 1988-01-18 1989-08-31 Bent Heimreid A system of separately adjustable pillows
US4896389A (en) * 1988-06-10 1990-01-30 S.S.I. Medical Services Of Canada Inc. Inflatable air mattress
US4935968A (en) * 1985-05-10 1990-06-26 Mediscus Products, Ltd. Patient support appliances
US4949413A (en) * 1985-12-30 1990-08-21 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Low air loss bed
GB2231790A (en) * 1989-05-26 1990-11-28 Sheppard William Patient support apparatus
US4999867A (en) * 1987-06-24 1991-03-19 Ilkka Toivio Air mattress and method for adjusting it
US5005240A (en) * 1987-11-20 1991-04-09 Kinetics Concepts, Inc. Patient support apparatus
US5022110A (en) * 1989-04-17 1991-06-11 Kinetic Concepts, Inc. Low air loss mattress
US5044029A (en) * 1986-09-09 1991-09-03 Kinetic Concepts, Inc. Alternating pressure low air loss bed
US5052067A (en) * 1989-03-09 1991-10-01 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Bimodal system for pressurizing a low air loss patient support
US5062167A (en) * 1989-03-09 1991-11-05 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Bimodal turning method
US5065466A (en) * 1989-03-09 1991-11-19 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Quick disconnect coupling for a low air loss patient support
US5073999A (en) * 1989-05-22 1991-12-24 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Method for turning a patient with a low air loss patient support
US5095568A (en) * 1989-05-22 1992-03-17 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Modular low air loss patient support system
US5121513A (en) * 1989-03-09 1992-06-16 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Air sack support manifold
US5182826A (en) * 1989-03-09 1993-02-02 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Method of blower control
US5216768A (en) * 1988-11-17 1993-06-08 Oliver H. Bodine, Jr. Bed system
US5235713A (en) * 1990-11-06 1993-08-17 Bio Clinic Corporation Fluid filled flotation mattress
US5249318A (en) * 1988-05-24 1993-10-05 Loadsman Gerald H Air support cushion
US5251349A (en) * 1989-03-09 1993-10-12 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Multi-modal patient support system
US5267364A (en) * 1992-08-11 1993-12-07 Kinetic Concepts, Inc. Therapeutic wave mattress
WO1993024088A1 (en) * 1992-05-29 1993-12-09 Caldwell, Vera Improvements in or relating to air support systems
US5493742A (en) * 1994-05-10 1996-02-27 Lake Medical Products, Inc. Ventilating air mattress with an inflating quilted pad
US5542136A (en) * 1994-08-05 1996-08-06 Stryker Corporation Portable mattress for treating decubitus ulcers
US5560057A (en) * 1994-07-01 1996-10-01 Madsen; Roger T. Turning air mattress
US5561875A (en) * 1992-02-20 1996-10-08 Crown Therapeutics, Inc. Vacuum/heat formed cushion supported on a fluid permeable manifold
US5566409A (en) * 1994-07-01 1996-10-22 Klearman; Jeffrey D. Modular air mattress
US5584084A (en) * 1994-11-14 1996-12-17 Lake Medical Products, Inc. Bed system having programmable air pump with electrically interlocking connectors
US5586348A (en) * 1987-06-24 1996-12-24 Ahlstrom Consumer Products Ltd. Air mattress and method for adjusting it
US5594963A (en) * 1992-08-20 1997-01-21 Kinetic Concepts, Inc. Pressure relief air mattress and related system
US5606754A (en) 1989-03-09 1997-03-04 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Vibratory patient support system
US5621934A (en) * 1988-06-22 1997-04-22 A. Ahlstrom Corporation Mattress
US5787531A (en) * 1994-07-08 1998-08-04 Pepe; Michael Francis Inflatable pad or mattress
US5983429A (en) 1994-02-15 1999-11-16 Stacy; Richard B. Method and apparatus for supporting and for supplying therapy to a patient
US7707670B2 (en) 2003-10-14 2010-05-04 Tempur-Pedic Management, Inc. Pillow top for a cushion
US7975335B2 (en) 2006-05-09 2011-07-12 Hill-Rom Services, Inc. Pulmonary mattress
US8429774B2 (en) 2009-08-31 2013-04-30 Hill-Rom Industries Sa Lateral tilt device
US8789224B2 (en) 2000-11-07 2014-07-29 Tempur-Pedic Managemant, LLC Therapeutic mattress assembly
US9329076B2 (en) 2012-06-21 2016-05-03 Hill-Rom Services, Inc. Patient support systems and methods of use
US9833369B2 (en) 2012-06-21 2017-12-05 Hill-Rom Services, Inc. Patient support systems and methods of use

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US4999074A (en) * 1989-01-31 1991-03-12 Afeyan Industries Inc. Method for the production of an air mattress
US4914771A (en) * 1989-01-23 1990-04-10 Afeyan Industries Inc. Air mattress
CA1331889C (en) * 1989-09-19 1994-09-06 Bruno H. Walter Bed mattress or the like

Cited By (72)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US4279044A (en) * 1979-11-16 1981-07-21 Owen Douglas Fluid support system for a medical patient
US4297755A (en) * 1980-02-15 1981-11-03 Mollura Carlos A Non-planar waterbed
US4525885A (en) * 1980-02-26 1985-07-02 Mediscus Products Limited Support appliance for mounting on a standard hospital bed
US4346489A (en) * 1980-06-03 1982-08-31 Mcmullan James P Foldable waterbed
GB2134382A (en) * 1983-02-10 1984-08-15 Rodney Lyall Body support system
US4686722A (en) * 1983-04-06 1987-08-18 Revalidatie Institut Muiderpoort Articulated bed with cellular air cushion mattress
US4617690A (en) * 1985-01-07 1986-10-21 Whittaker Corporation Inflatable bed patient mattress
GB2169195A (en) * 1985-01-07 1986-07-09 Whittaker Gen Medical Corp Inflatable bed patient mattress
US4638519A (en) * 1985-04-04 1987-01-27 Air Plus, Inc. Fluidized hospital bed
US4679264A (en) * 1985-05-06 1987-07-14 Mollura Carlos A Airbed mattress including a regulated, controllable air reservoir therefor
US4935968A (en) * 1985-05-10 1990-06-26 Mediscus Products, Ltd. Patient support appliances
GB2177594A (en) * 1985-07-10 1987-01-28 Mediscus Prod Ltd Transit mattress for air support appliances
EP0228233A2 (en) 1985-12-30 1987-07-08 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Patient support structure
EP0485362A2 (en) * 1985-12-30 1992-05-13 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. An improved patient support structure and a multi-outlet variable flow gas valve
EP0485362A3 (en) * 1985-12-30 1992-05-20 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. An improved patient support structure and a multi-outlet variable flow gas valve
US4745647A (en) * 1985-12-30 1988-05-24 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Patient support structure
US4949413A (en) * 1985-12-30 1990-08-21 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Low air loss bed
US4768249A (en) * 1985-12-30 1988-09-06 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Patient support structure
EP0228233A3 (en) * 1985-12-30 1989-02-08 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. An improved patient support structure and a multioutlet variable flow gas valve
US4694520A (en) * 1986-01-15 1987-09-22 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Patient support apparatus
US4722105A (en) * 1986-09-02 1988-02-02 Owen Douglas Fluid support systems
US5044029A (en) * 1986-09-09 1991-09-03 Kinetic Concepts, Inc. Alternating pressure low air loss bed
EP0261830A3 (en) * 1986-09-26 1989-06-28 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Improved patient support structure
EP0261830A2 (en) * 1986-09-26 1988-03-30 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Improved patient support structure
US4797962A (en) * 1986-11-05 1989-01-17 Air Plus, Inc. Closed loop feedback air supply for air support beds
EP0275618A1 (en) * 1987-01-23 1988-07-27 Air Plus, Inc. Fluidized hospital bed
US5586348A (en) * 1987-06-24 1996-12-24 Ahlstrom Consumer Products Ltd. Air mattress and method for adjusting it
US4999867A (en) * 1987-06-24 1991-03-19 Ilkka Toivio Air mattress and method for adjusting it
US5005240A (en) * 1987-11-20 1991-04-09 Kinetics Concepts, Inc. Patient support apparatus
US4893367A (en) * 1988-01-18 1990-01-16 Bent Heimreid System of separately adjustable pillows
GB2214074B (en) * 1988-01-18 1991-03-13 Bent Heimreid A system of separately adjustable pillows
GB2214074A (en) * 1988-01-18 1989-08-31 Bent Heimreid A system of separately adjustable pillows
US5249318A (en) * 1988-05-24 1993-10-05 Loadsman Gerald H Air support cushion
US4896389A (en) * 1988-06-10 1990-01-30 S.S.I. Medical Services Of Canada Inc. Inflatable air mattress
US5621934A (en) * 1988-06-22 1997-04-22 A. Ahlstrom Corporation Mattress
US5216768A (en) * 1988-11-17 1993-06-08 Oliver H. Bodine, Jr. Bed system
US5606754A (en) 1989-03-09 1997-03-04 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Vibratory patient support system
US5052067A (en) * 1989-03-09 1991-10-01 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Bimodal system for pressurizing a low air loss patient support
US5065466A (en) * 1989-03-09 1991-11-19 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Quick disconnect coupling for a low air loss patient support
US5121513A (en) * 1989-03-09 1992-06-16 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Air sack support manifold
US5182826A (en) * 1989-03-09 1993-02-02 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Method of blower control
US5062167A (en) * 1989-03-09 1991-11-05 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Bimodal turning method
US6098222A (en) 1989-03-09 2000-08-08 Hill-Rom Company, Inc. Vibratory patient support system
US5251349A (en) * 1989-03-09 1993-10-12 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Multi-modal patient support system
US6820640B2 (en) 1989-03-09 2004-11-23 Hill-Rom Services, Inc. Vibratory patient support system
US5022110A (en) * 1989-04-17 1991-06-11 Kinetic Concepts, Inc. Low air loss mattress
US5073999A (en) * 1989-05-22 1991-12-24 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Method for turning a patient with a low air loss patient support
US5095568A (en) * 1989-05-22 1992-03-17 Ssi Medical Services, Inc. Modular low air loss patient support system
GB2231790A (en) * 1989-05-26 1990-11-28 Sheppard William Patient support apparatus
US5235713A (en) * 1990-11-06 1993-08-17 Bio Clinic Corporation Fluid filled flotation mattress
US5561875A (en) * 1992-02-20 1996-10-08 Crown Therapeutics, Inc. Vacuum/heat formed cushion supported on a fluid permeable manifold
US5596781A (en) * 1992-02-20 1997-01-28 Crown Therapeutics, Inc. Vacuum/heat formed cushion with pyramidal, inflatable cells
WO1993024088A1 (en) * 1992-05-29 1993-12-09 Caldwell, Vera Improvements in or relating to air support systems
GB2267217B (en) * 1992-05-29 1996-12-11 Kenneth Caldwell Zero-loss, multi-pressure air support systems
US5267364A (en) * 1992-08-11 1993-12-07 Kinetic Concepts, Inc. Therapeutic wave mattress
US5594963A (en) * 1992-08-20 1997-01-21 Kinetic Concepts, Inc. Pressure relief air mattress and related system
US5983429A (en) 1994-02-15 1999-11-16 Stacy; Richard B. Method and apparatus for supporting and for supplying therapy to a patient
US5493742A (en) * 1994-05-10 1996-02-27 Lake Medical Products, Inc. Ventilating air mattress with an inflating quilted pad
US5566409A (en) * 1994-07-01 1996-10-22 Klearman; Jeffrey D. Modular air mattress
US5560057A (en) * 1994-07-01 1996-10-01 Madsen; Roger T. Turning air mattress
US5787531A (en) * 1994-07-08 1998-08-04 Pepe; Michael Francis Inflatable pad or mattress
US5542136A (en) * 1994-08-05 1996-08-06 Stryker Corporation Portable mattress for treating decubitus ulcers
US5584084A (en) * 1994-11-14 1996-12-17 Lake Medical Products, Inc. Bed system having programmable air pump with electrically interlocking connectors
US8789224B2 (en) 2000-11-07 2014-07-29 Tempur-Pedic Managemant, LLC Therapeutic mattress assembly
US7707670B2 (en) 2003-10-14 2010-05-04 Tempur-Pedic Management, Inc. Pillow top for a cushion
US7975335B2 (en) 2006-05-09 2011-07-12 Hill-Rom Services, Inc. Pulmonary mattress
US8474074B2 (en) 2006-05-09 2013-07-02 Hill-Rom Services, Inc. Pulmonary mattress
US8601622B1 (en) 2009-08-31 2013-12-10 Hill-Rom Industries S.A. Patient support apparatus including a lateral tilt device
US8429774B2 (en) 2009-08-31 2013-04-30 Hill-Rom Industries Sa Lateral tilt device
US9833369B2 (en) 2012-06-21 2017-12-05 Hill-Rom Services, Inc. Patient support systems and methods of use
US9329076B2 (en) 2012-06-21 2016-05-03 Hill-Rom Services, Inc. Patient support systems and methods of use
US9655457B2 (en) 2012-06-21 2017-05-23 Hill-Rom Services, Inc. Patient support systems and methods of use

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PS Patent sealed
746 Register noted 'licences of right' (sect. 46/1977)
PCNP Patent ceased through non-payment of renewal fee