BS 2891:1992 - Specification for operating table mattresses and mattress sections

BS 2891:1992

Specification for operating table mattresses and mattress sections

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : June 1992



Requirements for removable mattresses and mattress sections with a flexible load-bearing core and waterproof cover intended for use on operating tables to give a flexible support between patient and the table top.

Standard NumberBS 2891:1992
TitleSpecification for operating table mattresses and mattress sections
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date15 June 1992
Confirm Date01 May 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
ReplacesBS 2891:1957
DescriptorsCompression set, Operating tables, Transparency, Mattress covers, Surgical equipment, Marking, Chemical-resistance tests, Mattresses, Test specimens, X-rays, Ageing (materials), Bedding, Elongation at fracture, Storage, Fixing, Dimensional tolerances, Flexible materials, Testing conditions, Hospital equipment, Water-resistance tests, Mechanical testing, Specimen preparation, Ozone, Medical equipment, Waterproof materials, Operating theatres, Hardness, Removable, Ageing tests, Tensile strength, Thickness, Performance
Title in FrenchMatelas pour tables d'opération. Spécifications
Title in GermanAuflagen fuer Operationstische
ISBN0 580 17016 0
File Size263.2 KB

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