Patent Number: 8,793,822

Title: Patient lift device

Abstract: A patient lifting and transfer device is shown which includes a pair of vertical columns having a horizontal bar connected between the two columns. There is provided a mobile support that is rotatively mounted to the lower portion of each vertical column. Each mobile support is elongated and rotatable from a first position where the elongated mobile support extends generally perpendicular to the horizontal bar to a second position where the mobile supports extend generally parallel to the horizontal bar. In the second position, the patient lifting and transport device is relatively narrow and can be moved through close quarters and also stored in relatively small areas.

Inventors: Martin; Willis E. (Rocky Mount, NC), Barr; Rodney (Cary, NC)

Assignee: American Sling and Lift Company, LLC

International Classification: A61G 7/10 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018