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a shallow vessel used by a bedridden patient for defecation and urination

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Other efforts to reduce waste include having fewer warehouse deliveries per week, which not only reduces packaging materials but reduces gas consumption for delivery trucks; sending rechargeable batteries to a Canadian facility that otherwise cost $1,000 or more annually to remove; and the use of bedpans and wash basins made of recycled paper and beeswax that can be rendered into pulp and flushed down the toilet.
Items sought include hospital beds, children wheelchairs, Nasal cannula, Humidifiers, Oxygen cylinders, Phlegm aspirator, Phlegm collection receptacles, Aspiration catheters, Walkers, canes,, crutches, portable toilets, bedpans, urinals.
From matrons and bed sheet corners, bedpans, sluice rooms and capes to today's nurses striking for their latest multi-employer collective agreement--Flo's sisterhood has changed
The worst job I ever had: Being the "Girl Friday" nurses' aide at a nursing home where I got donuts and coffee for the nurses every day, emptied bedpans, and checked patients for fecal impactions.
It sources and delivers goods from bedpans to food to all health centres in the North West.
They deliver supplies ranging from bedpans to breakfast cereal direct to hospital wards.
NHS Logistics supplies goods - ranging from bedpans to food - direct to hospitals and GP surgeries across England.
Clothes and bullets for the Army and bedpans and gurneys for the hospitals.
I wish he could change bedpans and help lift patients.
The 109 pages of the draft include detailed standards that have to be met for everything from walkers and canes to commodes and bedpans.
Nurses allegedly told her that because there were neither bedpans nor bedside commodes on the rehabilitation floor, she would have to walk to the bathroom.
Under the proposed serve-if-you-want-to-go-to-college plan, class tensions in civilian life would likely be exacerbated because a four-year college degree would become a six-year degree (with the first two spent peeling potatoes, emptying bedpans, or patrolling the streets of Baghdad), leading the college grad cohort to consider itself even more of an elite than it now does.
It's a cloverleaf fountain and it looks like three stone bedpans.
With the push of a button the Tornado empties, cleans, and disinfects bedpans and other containers safely and thoroughly.
Some are paid attendants who know enough to attend to more than bedpans and bedsores.