side rail

side rail

A structural support attached to the frame of a bed and intended to prevent a patient from falling.

CAUTION!

Patients who are confused, intoxicated, or restless have on occasion become trapped in gaps between the bed side rails and the frame and been seriously injured or killed.
Synonym: bed rail
References in classic literature ?
Then with an inspiration I turned over the deck chair, put my foot on the side of it, and tore away the side rail.
This allows the positioner's latex-free foam straps, for example, to be placed between the operating table and the side rail, wrapped around the side rail and then back onto themselves for extra security.
The side rail maintains all of the standard features and benefits of East's exclusive Securetight cargo control system.
Because of the ongoing problems associated with side rails, the FDA, the CPSC and the Administration for Community Living (ACL) posted new guidances related to side rail safety in 2014.
1) (Middle rail being moved towards the stands' side rail to provide fresh ground) DRAW: With a ten furlong straight, and extremely wide track, the draw bias is too variable to call.
Remove the screws holding the head rail to the side rail.
LOLLY For Dolly scooted up the near side rail to claim the Windsor Forest Stakes at Royal Ascot for Tommy Stack.
Whether you're busy decorating, stretching to change a light bulb, cleaning a window or perhaps pruning in the garden, you'll find them quick and easy to use, and the side rail is a real bonus.
The Related Companies was chosen by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to develop a combination of commercial and residential buildings, along with parks, a school and cultural facility on the 26-acre West Side rail yards.
The M2 machine gun now has a side rail adapter that allows you to mount an additional sight so that you can easily switch from near to far shooting.
Aside from the stump to front rail joint, the most critical joints in side frame systems are the arm to stump and arm to back post joints and the side rail to stump and side rail to back post joints.