Patent Number: 7,612,301

Title: Method for weighing an ambulance cot by supporting it on a scale by two wheels and a kickstand

Abstract: A method of weighing a patient on a platform scale comprising carrying the patient upon an ambulance cot having first and second pairs of wheels, and a kickstand having a lowered position and a raised position, wherein the kickstand in the lowered position lifts only the first pair of wheels of the ambulance cot in the air; and then supporting the ambulance cot on the platform scale with the second pair of wheels and said kickstand.

Inventors: Arnold; Abe (Sabina, OH), Benedict; William Harry (Jamestown, OH)

Assignee: Ferno-Washington, Inc.

International Classification: G01G 19/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017