What is Bed rail?

Category: Equipment

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Bed rails are added to beds to provide supports for the patient to move in bed and may be used to prevent the patient from falling from the bed.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Hard to get out of bed 3 2
Difficulty turning over or moving in bed 2 0
Difficulty doing daily activities 1 0
Falls with injury 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Bed rail

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Bed rail

Dosage Patients
1 hr daily 1
12 hr daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Bed rail

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Bed rail

Duration

Currently using Bed rail

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped using Bed rail

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Bed rail.