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bed′ board`

or bed′board`,

a thin, rigid board placed between a mattress and bedspring to give firm support.
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They haven't been out yet but they're defi-nitely climbers and Clyde has a lot of balance on the curved bed board.
So the result is, I am lying stock-still on a sardine tin bed board on a bus to Glasgow, with minimal headroom and four strangers surrounding me.
They include an admissions, discharge and transfer center that coordinates those patient transitions; a centralized, hospitalwide bed board used to track patient throughput; new policies for turning around inpatient rooms; and streamlining patient handoffs by nurses.
On that memorable Tuesday, patient care needs were met Leadership and Bed Board meetings were scheduled every few hours to enhance communication between the departments and ensure all areas were able to meet increased demand for their services I focused on staffing needs and arraigning "change of tours" for staff already at the hospital to work the next day, or night, while others stayed home and assumed shifts later in the week Between meetings, staffing magic, and reassurance to staff, the day flew.
The new bed board has enabled bed management across the entire hospital and a new tracking module gives staff an exact view of all patients and status.
This emergency referral system includes a provincial bed board with real-time bed capacity.
Indeed there is a famous scene in The Great Escape where, after another bed board requisition, one of the prisoners launches himself onto the top bunk and crashes all the way down in a heap to the floor.
Medworxx Patient Flow, including Medworxx Utilisation Management, Medworxx Bed Board, and Medworxx Assessments provides hospitals with tools to bridge clinical and operational perspectives on daily patient flow - optimal for healthcare systems addressing issues of overcapacity, wait times and care coordination.