1. Method and Apparatus for a Convertible Patient Bed
Patent no: US 8,898,838 B1
Abstract: A convertible patient bed is disclosed that includes: a middle section, a top section, and a bottom section, each section further includes a first lateral subsection and a second lateral subsection; a push-pull motor coupled to push the top section and to pull the bottom section to transform the patient bed into a chair, a sliding motor coupled to slide the said first lateral subsection and said second lateral subsection in and out of each of the middle section, top section, and bottom section respectively at a predetermined angle to change the width of the patient bed; and a motor coupled to an opening and a cover in the middle of the middle section to accommodate to the needs of a patient.
Method and Apparatus for a Convertible Patient Bed
2. Method and Apparatus for an Automatic Patient Lift
Patent no: US 8,935,814 B1
Abstract: A method and apparatus for lifting a patient is disclosed to include a base with wheels on the back side and casters on the front side; a pair of extendable legs extended or withdrawn from the frontal side of the base to maintain balance when lifting a patient; vertical masts connected to a three-prong hanger; three durable cables used with a sling assembly to lift the patient; a foldable chair provides temporary rest for the patient on the patient lift; and a control panel having a micro-controller for remotely controlling the patient lift.
Method and Apparatus for an Automatic Patient Lift
3. Patient transport apparatus for transport between a patient bed and a bathtub
Patent no: US 9,248,065 B1
Abstract: A patient transport apparatus for transport between a patient bed and a bathtub is disclosed that includes: a base with caster wheels, a double scissor truss, mounted on the base, retracted and extended vertically by the operation of a base crank handle, and a hoisting assembly positioned atop of a support frame member. The hoisting member further includes winch handles connected to a set of pulleys which are connected to cables and a fabric sling for supporting a patient. The hoisting assembly is configured to move along the support frame member by means of wheels installed on the bottom side of the frame member so that the fabric sling can reach out to the patient. A telescoping support pole, connected to the front of the support frame member, designed to freely rotated and to lean against either the bed or the bathtub in order to provide balance to the apparatus when transporting the patient from the bed to the bathtub and vice versa.
Patient transport apparatus for transport between a patient bed and a bathtub
4. Self-assisting robot and method for transferring a paraplegic user to and from a wheel chair
Patent no: US 9,393,698 B1
Abstract: A self-assisting robot for assisting a paraplegic user is disclosed which comprises a platform having a plurality of wheels, a robotic arm, an inclination sensor, operable to measure the inclination angle formed between said platform and a road in front thereof, a saddle configured to be adjusted up and down to fit the height of a user, a controller panel connected to said saddle, a processor operable to control the operations of the self-assisting robot, and a kneeling seat connected to and move with the robotic arm.
Self-assisting robot and method for transferring a paraplegic user to and from a wheel chair