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Nidus / Children´s hospital bed

Nidus

Nidus is a hospital bed for children that aims to humanize healthcare in Brazil´s public hospitals.
The research done with health professionals, parents and children, showed the need to develop a user-friendly bed.
The selected materials offer thermal and accoustic comfort, economy and a playful and simple aesthetics, which makes it easier for hygiene. Elevation columns and storage space reduce fall risks and entrapment hazards and also sees to ergonomic issues.
A clear side rail allows the bed to be customized with stickers. A modular structure favors maintenance and the bed length can be adapted to different heights, avoiding idle beds.

University

UFRGS

UFRGS
Porto Alegre, Brazil

Design

UFRGS

UFRGS
Porto Alegre, Brazil