kinetic bed


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kinetic bed

A bed that constantly turns patients side to side through 270°. It is used to prevent the hazards of immobility in patients requiring prolonged bedrest, as in multiple trauma and some neuromuscular diseases.
See also: bed
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Lateral positioning may not be as effective as kinetic bed therapy in increasing sputum productivity, but there was no benefit on gas exchange of either method over a six-hour period (37).
Semi-recumbent positioning and kinetic bed therapy have been shown to reduce this risk (4,6,66).
Kinetic bed therapy to prevent nosocomial pneumonia in mechanically ventilated patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.