Patent Number: 6,332,638

Title: Apparatus for loading stretchers onto ambulances

Abstract: An apparatus for loading stretchers into an ambulance which includes aloading table for the front end of the stretcher bed portion and by whichthe stretcher is transferred into the ambulance transporting compartmentthe loading table being positioned with its rear edge in a positionprojecting outwards from the rear surface of the ambulance; an auxiliarydevice applied to the rear edge of the loading table having a transversehorizontal abutment element which is positioned at a height lower than therear end of the upper surface of the loading table in order to engage thefront legs of the stretcher, starting from their erect position.

Inventors: Menna; Ezio (Sala Baganza, IT)


International Classification: A61G 3/00 (20060101); A61G 1/00 (20060101); A61G 1/06 (20060101); A61G 003/06 (); A61G 003/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2014