Patent Number: 7,086,107

Title: Mattress section support

Abstract: A patient support is provided comprising a frame including a deck support and a step deck positioned on the deck support. The step deck has an upper deck, a lower deck, and a side wall, the upper deck being spaced apart from the lower deck to define a recess of the deck. The step deck includes a first section and a second section configured to articulate relative to the first section.

Inventors: Ellis; Craig D. (Charleston, SC), Kramer; Kenneth L. (Greensburg, IN), Brooke; Jason C. (Mt. Pleasant, SC), Meyer; Eric R. (Greensburg, IN), Branson; Gregory W. (Batesville, IN), Ulrich; David J. (Sunman, IN)

Assignee: Hill-Rom Services, Inc.

International Classification: A61G 7/057 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018