Skip to comments.Rotating Bed Credited With Saving Lives
Posted on 10/21/2009 2:46:05 PM PDT by DemforBush
DANVILLE, Ind. -- A high-tech, rotating bed already saving lives at Indiana hospitals could be critical in the fight against the H1N1 flu.
Hendricks Regional, Methodist and St. Vincent hospitals are using the RotoProne bed, a complex contraption that helps alleviate lung pressure and restore normal breathing, 6News' Stacia Matthews reported...
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Hasn’t Hugh Hefner had a rotating bed for years? Was unaware that it produced normal breathing though.
I’m sure that this would be covered under Obama-care. </sarc>
Ping for your thread!
Woah. I wonder what kind of muzzle velocity they get out of that thing.
Their website is not the best, and you have to navigate around for a while to find the pdf file about the device.
I guess an Iron Lung is similar in that you don’t have any pressure on the chest ... in an Iron Lung you have negative pressure pulling on the ribcage while in this device you let gravity do the work.
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