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hospital bed

An NHS term for any device that may be used to permit a patient to lie down when the need to do so is as a consequence of the patient's condition rather than the need for active intervention (such as examination, diagnostic investigation, manipulation/treatment, or transport). Cots are included in hospital bed statistics where appropriate.
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Mohd Khuzzan was responding to questions by Ayub Jamil (BN-Rengit) who sought the latest figures concerning health services in Johor, including the number of public and private hospitals, and the number of doctors, nurses and hospital beds.
San Diego, CA, February 21, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Hospital beds that come from hospitals that provide a high level of patient care to patients with MS, ALS, quadriplegic, paraplegic and other needs are not easy to find in the USA and many medical equipment companies do not wish to carry or sells beds because of the size, weight and freight and shipping requirements needed to purchase them.
Tokyo [Japan], Oct 10 ( ANI ): Paramount Bed, a specialist in manufacturing hospital beds, has eased the lives of healthcare workers in Japan through its 'Paratechno' Company which enables medical staff to engage in treatment efficiently.
(HB) 6114, which increases the hospital beds at Luis Hora Memorial Regional Hospital in Bauko, Mt.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt actually saw a 1.2% improvement in Royal Surrey County Hospital Trust - but every other Cabinet minister examined other than Tory chairman Brandon Lewis had an increase in hospital bed occupancy in their backyard.
NHS SCOTLAND have cut the number of hospital beds by 622 in the past year.
PATIENTS suffering the harmful effects of alcohol and substance misuse took up a "shocking" number of hospital beds in Wales last year, it has been claimed.
Patients spent an average of eight days in a hospital bed because of these mistakes.
As you see in table [3], hospital bed swing indicators and Bed occupancy rate in hospitals has undesirable change of evaluation rate, and indicators of average length of patient stay, death [mortality], hospital bed turnover is desirable.
Pointing to specific factors that "have not been sufficiently explored in past examinations of Roemer's Law," they continue, "we pose the question, 'Accounting for space in healthcare access and use, is there an observable association between the availability of hospital beds and hospital utilization?'"
Bed-blocking, also called delayed discharges, is when healthy and mainly elderly patients are stuck for months in a hospital bed because social services has nowhere for them to go, or has not arranged a care package.
According to a Productivity Commission report, the average cost of a hospital bed was $1,117 a day, while the average cost of an aged care bed was about $100 a day.

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