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A pedestal designed to facilitate intensive care
  1. B. T. Le Roux,
  2. N. W. H. Ormonde,
  3. W. O. Servant
  1. Thoracic Surgical Unit of the University of Natal, Durban, Natal
  2. Office of the Provincial Architect, Durban, Natal


    A pedestal for the provision of essential services at the bedside in an intensive care area is described and illustrated. The aim is to facilitate the relay of information on vital functions from the patient to monitors without transgression of free space about the patient. Modifications in basic design which would increase the value of such a pedestal in special circumstances are indicated.

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