Definition of Hospital bed

1. Noun. A single bed with a frame in three sections so the head or middle or foot can be raised as required.

Terms within: Leg
Generic synonyms: Single Bed

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hospital Bed

hospital-patient relations
hospital-physician joint ventures
hospital-physician relations
hospital acquired pneumonia
hospital administration
hospital administrators
hospital attendant
hospital auxiliaries
hospital bed (current term)
hospital bed capacity
hospital care
hospital chaplain
hospital charges
hospital communication systems
hospital corner
hospital corners
hospital costs
hospital departments
hospital design and construction
hospital distribution systems
hospital fever
hospital formulary
hospital gangrene

Literary usage of Hospital bed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1874)
"Description of a hospital bed-Elevator and Carriage, designed especially for Surgical Wards. By THOMAS G. MORTON, MD, Surgeon to Pennsylvania Hospital, ..."

2. A Complete Handbook for the Sanitary Troops of the U.S. Army and Navy and by Charles Field Mason (1917)
"CHAPTER III BEDS AND BED-MAKING THE regulation hospital bed is of white enameled ... To prepare a hospital bed first see see that the springs are in good ..."

3. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1903)
"EASTER IN A hospital bed. NYM CRINKLE. Imagine the scene. Feel for the sufferer. When you read the sketch, try to make your audience see and feel. ..."

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