hospital bed entrapment

hospital bed entrapment

Injury to a patient as a result of getting stuck within or pinned down by components of a hospital bed, e.g., between the bed rails and bed frame, or the mattress and head board.
Synonym: bed entrapment
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The FDA examines adverse event data on hospital bed entrapments. Complete and descriptive reports of each entrapment or near-entrapment event help the agency monitor the safety of hospital beds.
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