Hospital furniture along with modern medical equipments have important role to play in health care. They not only helps surgeons to perform the critical surgery with utmost safety of patient, but also make patients feel comfortable during the surgery and post surgery as well. It is also important to mention that a wide variety of hospital furniture are used during medical examination of the patients enabling doctors to diagnose properly. Also, ICU furniture aid to the safety of critical patients. Hospital furniture, thus, have a multitude of applications and functions. A wide variety of raw materials such as steel, iron, plastic, brass or combination of two or more are used to manufacture hospital furniture.
Apart from the furniture directly related to patient and health care provider, there are variety of other furniture used in hospitals like medical office furniture, bariatric furniture and also furniture for waiting rooms and lobbies. Here is a brief information on various hospital furniture:
Hospital Beds: Hospital beds include adjustable beds for ward and patient room, electrical & mechanical ICU beds, fowler beds, semi-fowler beds, standard hospital beds, and orthopedic beds. Hospital bed accessories are the additional items used for covering the healthcare furniture. These accessories for medical hospital bed include bed covers, mattresses, pillows, medical rubber sheeting, pillow covers, etc.
Bedside/Overbed Tables: Supported by one or more legs, bedside/overbed tables (hospital table) have flat or plane surface on the top. Bedside/Overbed tables assists patient to perform multiple functions including consuming food. There are variety of other hospital tables which are available in large array of heights, shapes or materials and are intended for multiple functions and applications. Operating table and pediatric tables are few to name.
Hospital Chair & Stool: Many types of hospital chairs such as dental chair, lift chair, wheelchair and gynecological chair are used in a hospital. Hospital chair consists of a seat, armrests, legs and a back. Similarly, hospital stools are like chairs but without a back and arm rests. They portable, sturdy, stationary or adjustable.
Bedside Lockers/Cabinets: Bedside Lockers/Cabinets are utility furniture which is placed near patient beds in ward or patient room. Medicines, medical reports and other personal belongings of patient are usually stored in these cabinets.
Medical Cabinets/Cupboards: Used for storing general instruments, disposables and medicines, these utilitarian cabinets are must for all healthcare centers – whether small or big.
Patient Transport Systems: As term suggests, patient transport systems are used to move patients safely within the hospital or from ambulance to hospital. Some commonly used transport systems are stretchers, patient trolleys, carrying cots, foldable stretchers, evacuation mats, patient turners, evacuation chairs, and scoop stretchers etc.
Hospital Stands: Several stands are used in hospitals to store, pile and keep various products related to hospital use. These includes stands, wash basin stands, IV stands, kick bucket stands, saline stands, etc.
Baby Furniture: Hospital furniture are specially designed for infants and babies in order to provide suitable care to them. A variety of baby furniture such as bassinet, bath tube, cradles, crib and shower gurneys are used.
Apart from above mentioned products, there are several other hospital furniture, such as Obstetric tables, examination table/couch, blood donor chairs, operation theater lights and tables etc. used in hospitals. Play following Video on hospital furniture to understand more about our range.
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