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bed block

A block made of sturdy material, such as wood, to elevate one end of a bed relative to the other. Bed blocks may be used in the home, e.g., to treat people with gastroesophageal reflux disease. Most beds in health care institutions are built with devices that separately raise or lower the feet, legs, trunk, or head.
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The subject of the implementation is the replacement of the DHW and CTUV disturbance distribution in the Bed Block building - the expansion unit A + B from the distributor at the transfer node to the individual risers, new piping incl.