Manual Hospital beds
A standard hospital bed is a bed having special features both for the comfort and well-being of the patient and for the convenience of caregivers. They come in different models and can be basically divided into two categories SEMI FOWLER and FULL FOWLER bed. In a semi fowler bed, there is an option for back raise using a handle from the foot end while in a full fowler bed there is an option for back raise as well as leg raise using two separate handles.
Electric Hospital beds
Electric hospital beds are operated by a hand held remote which makes it easy for the patient to operate all the functions of the bed without any external help. They come in single , double , three function and five function varities. A three function electric bed has the option of adjustable height along with back raise and leg raise. A five function electric bed is a full utility hospital bed used in ICU and has two sdditional functions of trendelenburg and reverse trendelenburg.