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FDA Guidance Document: Hospital Bed System Dimensional and Assessment Guidance to Reduce Entrapment.

American Society for Healthcare Engineering; ASHE; American Society for Healthcare Environmental Services; ASHES.

This advisory suggests that assessing patient risk is a less labor-intensive approach to minimizing bed rail entrapment than the measurement approach recommended by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.