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bed board

a board that is placed under a mattress to give added support to a patient with back problems.

bed board

A firm board placed beneath a mattress to keep it from sagging. It is used to treat some persons with back difficulties. It is also used in cardiopulmonary resuscitation to improve the effectiveness of chest compressions.
See also: board
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It is also rock hard and you wake up in the morning with your back feeling like a bed board itself.
Cooper says that intrahospital phone calls related to patient flow have just about stopped, since everyone who needs patient-flow data uses the electronic bed board.
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Four thousand bed boards had gone missing, as well as the complete disappearance of 90 double bunk beds, 635 mattresses, 192 bed covers, 161 pillow cases, 52 20-man tables, 10 single tables, 34 chairs, 76 benches, 1,212 bed bolsters, 1,370 beading battens, 1,219 knives, 478 spoons, 582 forks, 69 lamps, 246 water cans, 30 shovels, 1,000 feet of electric wire, 600 feet of rope, and 3424 towels.
Glue the joints together, and attach PVC structure to the top of the bed boards with wood screws.
This year it has donated a total of PS48,000 to six Yorkshire NHS trusts, including Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, which used last year's donation to purchase new ward furniture, new bed boards and public information boards.
They can hide in areas like behind the picture frames, bed boards and light switches.