Medical operating table attachment for supporting a patient's arms
Appliances for use with beds
Manual support apparatus attachable to a bedframe Patent #: 5195200
ApplicationNo. 984860 filed on 12/03/1992
US Classes:5/503.1, RECEPTACLE OR SUPPORT FOR USE WITH BED5/658, ATTACHMENT OR ACCESSORY5/662, Self-help support, grip or handhold248/220.1, Corner248/513Coplanar
ExaminersPrimary: Trettel, Michael F.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassA47C 021/00
AbstractA manual support apparatus attachable to a bedframe for providing a secure and stable method for a user/patient to transfer into and out of bed independently, and enhance in-bed mobility. The manual support apparatus has two primary parts: a planar plate member and at least one support tube. The plate member has outside edges for alignment with a bedframe's end and side rails. The support tube is attached to the plate member by suitable means. The plate member is attached to the bedframe's end and side rail by suitable means. Alternatively, the manual support apparatus can have a unitary construction, including a planar plate portion having outside edges and at least one support tube portion.