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All you need to know about the role of Hospital beds during Post operative Care

by Shreya Mehta Executive
First of all, you might be wondering about the terminology, Postoperative Care. It starts right after the surgery. The type of Postoperative care you need depends upon the type of surgery and your health history. Pain management, wound care, rest management, and instruction revision are some of its procedure. All in all, it works as a healing therapy for patients as the duration they spend in hospital after surgery is very critical and needs more attention. Now, how important role does the hospital bed play in this Postoperative care management? As mentioned above, rest management is one of the procedure patients need after the surgery. During the critical period of recovery, patients will require beds that match their physical as well as surgery condition. There are varied types of beds available in the market and you can also get it customized from any of the top hospital bed manufacturers.

Take a look at the type of Hospital beds
There are various types of beds you could see while visiting the hospital but did you know each type of hospital bed holds a special role in patient’s postoperative care? The type and features of beds are customized looking forward to the medical condition of patients. Here is the list of hospital beds you would be able to see in almost every hospital:

Gatch Bed:
It is one of the most prominent and used hospital bed in the healthcare industry. These types of beds are generally seen in nursing homes and are specifically meant for old aged patients. These beds have three cranks at the foot from which one crank raises/lowers the whole bed and one crank raises/lowers the head of bed. Finally, the last crank raises/lowers the foot of the bed. These beds are generally seen in village/rural areas where there is lack of electricity.

Electric ICU Bed:
It is one of the basic and modern-day hospital beds which are often seen in city/town hospitals. The bed is adjustable and it could be easily managed with options of raising/lowering down with press of buttons. The patients themselves could set their comfortable position and further doctors/nurses can approve the same looking forward to their medical conditions. These kinds of ICU beds are normally meant for the patients who have gone through a critical surgery and needs extreme care and rest.

Low Beds:
The low beds are specifically designed for people having met with physical injuries and are likely to fall off bed. The design of bed has a high/low maneuvering setting which helps to keep the bed low to ground to prevent the fall off and further it also has the option to lower/raise the head and foot of the bed.

General Ward Care bed:
Patients having minimal surgery/injury are shifted to general ward care bed for further providing further medications. These beds are simple in design which are fabricated to add to conveniences of patients and caregivers too.

If you are into the healthcare industry and looking forward to serving your patients with utmost postoperative care then contact Gita Mediquip, one of the leading hospital bed manufacturers. You can expect strong, safe and supportable hospital beds from us and in extreme situations, we can help you customize to best fit your patients’ injury/medical situation.

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About Shreya Mehta Innovator   Executive

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Created on Mar 25th 2019 06:57. Viewed 456 times.

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