trapeze bar


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trapeze bar

[trapēz′]
a triangular metal apparatus above a bed, used to help the patient move and support weight during transfer or position change.

tra·peze bar

(tra-pēz bahr)
Assistive device (two cords or ropes attached to a horizontal bar) that hangs above the patient's bed; used to facilitate movement and positioning of a patient.

trapeze bar

A triangular device suspended above a bed to facilitate transferring and positioning the patient.
Synonym: swivel trapeze bar
See also: bar
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