Patent Number: 7,784,124

Title: System and method to occlude patient entrapment zones

Abstract: A system and method for occluding potential entrapment zones in a bed. The system may include a head-end assembly with a head-end cover enclosing a head-end pad, and a foot-end assembly with covers enclosing pads. The system may further include a pair of walls extending between the head-end assembly and the foot-end assembly. The walls may include inflatable members.

Inventors: Long; Justin (San Antonio, TX), Hanke; John (Schertz, TX), Vrzalik; John (San Antonio, TX)

Assignee: KCI Licensing, Inc.

International Classification: A47C 27/08 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018