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open bed

A bed available for assignment to a patient.
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Until August, all new arrestees had to be transported to Minot, a town about 10 miles north and the only place with open beds.
Additional problems drawn from federal and state inspection reports include resident deaths and improper monitoring; a scabies outbreak; urine-soaked linens; an unattended resident found in a ditch outside the home; open bed sores with muscle or bone left exposed; and an allegation of sexual abuse never reported to the police.
The "versalet" is a combination of an incubator and open bed that is ideal for controlling the environment yet allows access to the baby, providing a constant, soothing environment.
It effectively combines the practicality of a SUV with the open bed utility of a pickup truck.
With the touch of a button, the OmniBed instantly converts from an enclosed incubator to an open bed radiant warmer, allowing total access to the baby while maintaining stable thermal regulation.
The lack of open beds has resulted in the hospital denying requests to take patients from other hospitals around the state.
But a photographer from The Daily Star witnessed pigeons feeding on wheat that was poured from the silos into the open beds of delivery trucks.
Open beds in the community hospitals for the elderly who are in need of care rather than leaving them stranded in hospital beds or in ambulances waiting outside A&E
Money must be found to hire more staff and open beds or it is only a matter of time before patients pay for this neglect with their lives.
Across the track on the west, there are open beds and borders where all manner of perennials live happily together, creating colour and interest for months on end.
Across the track on the west there are open beds and borders where all manner of perennials live happily together, creating colour and interest for months on end.