holding bed

observation bed

A bed attached to an A&E department, outpatient department or operating theatre, which is used only for a few hours at a time. Observation beds are not staffed overnight and are not part of a hospital’s bed complement.

holding bed

Observation bed, see there.
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Most of these later disappeared from a city holding bed where they were stored.
When ready, they are cultivated in a holding bed until they reach an appropriate size to be planted in the main garden.
The next thing we knew we were starting the landscaping in the yard, but the pile of dirt that was the holding bed was in the way.
I think to announce a review and say you are going to look at the scandal of millionaires holding bed and breakfast accommodation and things like that is good, but if at the same time you say you are not going to change the system then you have to ask the question 'what's the point of the review?
When CDU beds were not in use for observation protocol patients, they were used for either new ED patient evaluations or as holding beds for ED patients waiting for the completion of their workup or for inpatient beds.
CHCS was instrumental in starting this center, which has ten 23-hour holding beds and offers joint medical and psychiatric screening.
When finished, the hospital will have 104 medical beds, 26 emergency department beds and seven behavioral health holding beds, Romano said.