NEW CONCEPT AND DESIGN OF A SMART HOSPITAL BED
The present study highlights a new concept and design of a smart hospital bed. The process of designing and manufacturing of affordable medical assistive devices in developing countries, where resources are much more limited, represents a major challenge and research in this field is critical in the actual context of the recent global pandemic and of global ageing. The main goal of this research was to design a new advanced concept of smart hospital bed, which subsequently will be produced and developed in order to be used in hospitals, homes, recovery centers and nursing homes. The designed smart bed can provide eight medical positions depending on specific requirements, and has also the option to develop three more, if needed.
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