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    Today’s hospital beds come with various features and accommodations. Those listed here are examples of the types of beds used in medical facilities.

    Dimensions of a Hospital Bed: Century Series 835/837 Med-Surg Bed

    This motor bed has an overall length of 36.5” x 88” (this without the bumpers). The sleep surface measures 36” x 80” and the bed frame clearance is 7.5” (this is with 5” casters). The Hi-Lo travel time is 21 seconds.

    The low position is 17” and the high position is 30”. Additional features include steer and central brake. Other optional features of the bed are an orthopedic surface, parallelogram side rails and radio / TV. A mattress, roller bumpers, bed exit and neutral paint colors can be added too.

    Dimensions of a Hospital Bed: Centra Series 850/852 & 1060/1062

    The Centra Series 850/852 Med-Surg motor bed has an overall length of 36” x 82” without the bumpers. The sleep surface is 36”x 82”. The Hi-Lo travel time is 21 seconds and the bed frame clearance is 7.5” (this is with 5” casters).

    The high position is 31” and the low position is 17”. This manual operation bed has central brake and steer. Other features include a night light, TV, bed exit and CPR release. Hard pan surface and mattress are also options.

    The Centra Series 1060/1062 motor bed has 5” casters, with the high and low positions at 31” and 17”, respectively. The sleep surface is 36” x 82” and comes with a steer and central brake. CPR release, night light, radio, and side rails are among its other features.

    Dimensions of a Hospital Bed: Century Critical Care % Advance Series

    The Century Critical Care has a sleep surface of 33" X 80". The width is 38.5"when the side rails are up. When the side rails are down, it is 34". The overall length of the bed is 36" X 91" with the bumpers.

    The radiolucent window is 20" W X 37" L. The low position is 22.5" and the high position is 40.5". The bed has central brake and steer, instant CPR release and hydraulic with electric asset. Optional features are sideguard communications, light paint, zone air / upgrade kit and Tente casters.

    The Advance Series Med-Surg Bed has a sleep surface of 36" x 82"and overall length of 36" x 91" (minus the bumpers). The bed frame clearance is 7.5”.

    Dimensions of a Hospital Bed: Affinity II & Affinity III

    The Affinity II & Affinity III Birthing Bed has a sleep surface of 34” x 78” and 6” casters. The low position is 18.5” and the high position is 35.75”. It has central brake and steer and can be fitted with custom head boards. Other features are V-Cut or C-Cut mattresses, placenta pan, air sleep surface, calf and foot supports.

    Note:

    It should be stressed that not all hospital beds have these features. The amenities one will find depend on the hospital. The economic status of the city also determines the amenities of their hospital beds.

    The dimensions of a hospital bed will continue to change and improve. As medical facilities change, so do the bed specs.

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