side rail

side rail

A structural support attached to the frame of a bed and intended to prevent a patient from falling.

CAUTION!

Patients who are confused, intoxicated, or restless have on occasion become trapped in gaps between the bed side rails and the frame and been seriously injured or killed.
Synonym: bed rail
References in classic literature ?
Then with an inspiration I turned over the deck chair, put my foot on the side of it, and tore away the side rail. It happened that a nail came away with the wood, and projecting, gave a touch of danger to an otherwise petty weapon.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Surgical items Mayo TroIley-SS (700x430x850 mm), Instrument Trolley without side rail - SS (90 cm x 60
Bottom Bend and stand side rail in Straight has moved in by 6 yards (a further 3 yds move in from 6th May but same as 13th May).
This allows the positioner's latex-free foam straps to be placed between the operating table and the side rail, wrapped around the side rail, and then back onto themselves for extra security.
The side rail maintains all of the standard features and benefits of East's exclusive Securetight cargo control system.
* Use the minimum number of side rails and lower one of more sections of a side rail, as appropriate.
Remove the screws holding the head rail to the side rail. Tap the head rail loose from the side rails using a rubber mallet.
LOLLY For Dolly scooted up the near side rail to claim the Windsor Forest Stakes at Royal Ascot for Tommy Stack.
The Related Companies was chosen by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to develop a combination of commercial and residential buildings, along with parks, a school and cultural facility on the 26-acre West Side rail yards.
The M2 machine gun now has a side rail adapter that allows you to mount an additional sight so that you can easily switch from near to far shooting.
The side frame system may be analyzed as a two-dimensional frame; generally, it consists of a stump, back post, arm, side rail, and side slat.