Hospital Stretchers are the most crucial furniture used in any hospital. The use of hospital stretchers is mainly of carrying patients, dead or injured people at the time of emergency or casualty. Hospital stretchers are basically used for carrying incapacitated person from one place to another.
Features of Hospital Stretchers :
Hospital Stretchers are of both type, with wheel and without wheel. Without wheel stretchers are commonly known as folding stretchers.
Hospital stretchers with wheel are also designed with back adjustments having pedals on both sides.
Stretchers are made of comfortable foam pads with conductive vinyl sheeting bottom cover.
Hospital Stretchers are the most important accessory of an ambulance & hospital for carrying patient from places.
Stretchers trolley in any hospital has many advantages like smooth and effortless mobility, head rest can be raised manually and some trolleys are fitted with oxygen cylinder cage.
Stretchers having lock inside the ambulance to secure the victim during transport.
Detachable stretchers are also fitted on trolley for more mobility and convenience.
Different types of Hospital Stretchers :
Folding Stretchers are the normal stretchers used in any hospital without wheels for normal patients. In this type of stretchers two people are always required to carry it both the way. The canvas cloth used in this type of stretchers can be easily removed and washable.
Ambulance Stretchers : Mainly stretchers along with wheels are the ambulance stretchers. These are generally known as Patient Transfer Trolleys. It makes the transportation of injured or incapacitated person easier and comfortable. These stretchers also have a lock inside the ambulance to secure the victim during transport.
Medical Stretchers are basically used in any hospital to carry patient to the operation theater. Medical Stretchers are a type of stretchers trolleys.
Emergency Stretchers are commonly used in an ambulance or operation theater at the time of emergency. Emergency stretchers are fitted with oxygen cylinder cage, adjustable back rest etc. These are foam padded and made comfortable.
Stretcher Trolley are used to carry person from one place to another in the hospital premises or in an ambulance. These are of immense help at the time of emergency. These are constructed in a form having four wheels and an adjustable back rest, push handle at both hands and stretcher trolley top are foam padded.
Normal Patient Stretchers are like folding stretchers without having wheels. Two person are required to carry it. These are washable and the material used are cloth supported with pipe handle made up of iron, steel, wrought iron, wood or chromium.
Patient Transfer Trolleys are any kind of stretchers having wheels which carry incapacitated person from one place to another.
Rescue Stretchers are used at the time of emergency situations like field gear at sports, military rescue operations, accidents and victims of unpredictable circumstances.