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air bed

1. A large inflated cushion used as a mattress.
2. An air-fluidized bed.
See also: bed
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For more information on the Hill Rom P1900 TotalCare Sport bed, the Hill Rom P3200 Versacare bed and other Hill Rom ICU and acute care beds with air mattress systems contact Hospital Direct Medical Equipment at the numbers below or email questions to hospitaldirectmedical@gmail.com.
His medical history includes a hip replacement and major leg surgery; he said a doctor had recommended an air mattress. But officials took it away after 6 months, saying prison medical staff believed exercise and weight loss were better options.
Bradford Crown Court heard that when she was discharged from hospital the special air mattress was sent with her to the privately-run nursing home, but during a visit in September 2011 her daughter Jane McElroy became aware that her mother no longer had the mattress.
Jose Canseco currently has a 130-pound Great Dane/Weimaraner mix named Bruce, which his daughter named after “Bruce Almighty.” When Animal Radio[R] host Hal Abrams asked if Bruce sleeps in the bed with him, Jose states that, “Bruce is very spoiled and he has a big air mattress beside my bed, but he jumps on my bed all of the time.
For that, they credit a coach who spent the last year living two time zones away from his family and sleeping on an air mattress.
"I'm on an air mattress! I've just moved in, I have no furniture.
It will also have an on-site shop so you can buy other essentials when you get there - they can even blow up your air mattress. Dan Taylor, from Halfords, said: "Whether you're a glamorous camper, mud-splattered veteran or a family of four, our pre-order service means the only thing you have to worry about is pitching up." Go to www.halfords.com.
But to round out the line, Comfortaire introduced the foam version of the GS.1100 split-top air mattress. "We see this as an opportunity to help our dealers capitalize on the economies of purchasing from one supplier," said David Karr, Comfortaire's president.
Mr Flood wants to wear a harness with handles so patrons at bars can pay to pick him up and toss him onto an air mattress or a padded area, his lawsuit said.
But the bodies of Ediacaran organisms resembled giant, single cells of connected, fluid-filled compartments, much like an air mattress. By remaining extremely thin, these quilted beings maintained a large surface area across which nutrients and gases could diffuse, according to Seilacher.
Consisting of a foam pad covered in coated nylon, they combine the best qualities of an air mattress and open-cell foam.