The Difference Between Full Electric and Semi Electric Hospital Beds
We are often asked “what is the difference between a full electric and a
semi electric hospital bed“?
The main difference is that a “full electric” hospital bed is motorized
for the bed up and down features and a “semi electric” bed has a
crank to raise and lower the bed.
Both hospital bed models have electric power for head up and down
and foot up and down features but raising the bed up and down is
where they are different. “Semi electric” raises the bed with a crank
and “full electric” beds have a motorized feature for this movement.
Normally residential grade beds made by “Invacare” or “Drive” are
given to patients who are on insurance or Medicalcare and
unless they get a prescription from a doctor they are given
“semi electric” hospital bed models.
Almost every hospital in the United States operate with commercial
grade hospital beds from Hill Rom and Stryker and the vast majority
are all “full electric”. This is because hospitals are using nursing staff and
caregivers to take care of the patient and need to raise them up to
get access and having to crank each patient can be a difficult task
when done all day. also some patients need the bed raised to help
get to their feet and lowered to make the bed accessible to sit down.
“Hospital Direct Medical Equipment Inc.” is a full service “DME” otherwise
known as a “durable medical equipment” supplier and provides a wide range
of full electric medical beds from both Hill Rom and Stryker including
“med-surg” and “ICU” class full electric hospital bed models.
If you are a medical patient with a semi electric hospital bed and need a
full electric hospital bed contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit our main web page at www.1hospitalbeds.com for current
hospital bed pricing and models. All hospital beds we sell are “full electric”
and are refurbished after coming from some of the best hospitals in the USA.
You can also call us at 858-263-4894 or at 858-652-1259 for more information
or visit our hospital bed store showroom in San Diego California. We ship
hospital beds from San Diego, Chicago and Virginia and also do deliveries
on some of those areas.
Hospital Direct Medical Equipment Inc.
“New, Used and Surplus Medical and Hospital Equipment”
4901 Morena Blvd. #600
San Diego Ca., 92117
9AM to 5PM Mon-Fri
10AM to 2PM Saturday
USA Office phone: (858) 263-4894
USA Email: email@example.com