Patent Number: 7,784,123

Title: System and method to occlude patient entrapment zones

Abstract: A system and method for occluding potential entrapment zones in a bed. The system includes a head-end assembly with a head-end cover enclosing a head-end pad and a pair of reinforcing end members. The system also includes a torso assembly, a leg assembly and a foot-end assembly with covers enclosing pads and reinforcing members.

Inventors: Long; Justin (San Antonio, TX), Tejeda; Maria T. (Cibolo, TX), Hanke; John (Schertz, TX), Garibay; Olga (San Antonio, TX)

Assignee: KCI Licensing, Inc.

International Classification: A47C 21/08 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018