Bariatric patients are those who have received specialized treatment for obesity. Since bariatrics is a unique branch of medicine, the patients who receive this type of treatment will require relevant forms of devices for their recovery.
One such tool is the use of hospital beds for bariatric patients. Many bariatric patients receive surgery to treat their obesity in order to lose weight. Bariatric surgery includes adjustable gastric banding, duodenal switch, gastric bypass and vertical sleeve gastrectomy.
Patients who undergo such surgery will require special hospital beds that can help them to heal and be comfortable before, during and after the operation. These bariatric hospital beds may be wider or contain special foam so that patients can lay down and relax. Some bariatric hospital beds even have an electric function so that the bed inclines and the patient can be seated easily. Bariatric patients are likely to prefer these specialized beds so that their hospital experience is less painful, and their recovery is faster.