The Hill-Rom Affinity IV (Model P3700) is intended for use as a birthing bed within the acute care Labor and Delivery Unit. Hill-Rom has continued to make refinements to this popular model birthing bed. The Affinity IV introduces new design upgrades and optional features not available on the Affinity III model such as the Stow-and-Go® Retractable foot section – convenient, stow away foot section stores under bed, eliminating lifting and saving caregiver valuable space in birthing suite; and EasyGlide® Calf supports -wider support with strong release lever that can be actuated from any angle with one hand. The Affinity IV is a versatile, easy-to-use birthing bed that has multiple articulation features, ergonomic hand grips, motorized bed positioning, manually adjustable foot stirrups and calf supports, standard light-weight lift-off foot section for caregiver access, fluid basin, and for patient comfort a two-piece head and foot section mattress or optional adjustable air mattress system.
The Affinity IV birthing bed is electrically operated using convenient caregiver and patient Point-of-Care® controls on side rails for bed hi/lo, backrest up/down and leg up/down positioning. Trendelenburg is manually operated through gas-assist dual ergonomic hand grips. In addition, this bed can be equipped with optional SideComm® communications package which includes nurse call, TV/radio, speaker and adjustable volume controls. The bed can be transported easily with featured Central Brake and Steer system with 4-wheel braking, 1 locking steer caster, and integrated headboard handles for steering control. If the bed is not near a power outlet, battery backup with enable the user to temporarily adjust the bed as needed.