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bedpan

[bed-pan] /ˈbɛdˌpæn/
noun
1.
a shallow toilet pan for use by persons confined to bed.
2.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; bed + pan1
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Examples for bedpan
  • Patients randomised to this arm will urinate either in a toilet or in a bedpan or a diaper when needed.
  • After they examined it and found nothing, they handed it to me and made me empty and clean out the bedpan.
  • bedpan washing attachments are recommended for each patient room toilet.
  • No bedpan washing requirements exist, so all faucets are to be removed.
  • The part of the device located under the pelvis gets inflated so the pelvis is raised and a special bedpan put underneath.
British Dictionary definitions for bedpan

bedpan

/ˈbɛdˌpæn/
noun
1.
a shallow vessel placed under a bedridden patient to collect faeces and urine
2.
another name for warming pan
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bedpan in Medicine

bedpan bed·pan (běd'pān')
n.
A metal, glass, or plastic receptacle for the urinary and fecal discharges of persons confined to bed.

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