Examination couch (table) means a table which used support for patients during medical examinations. In that way, doctors can adjust mechanism to change position of the table to allow patient support, closer examination of a portion or the entire patient, and the ability to move the patient on and off the table safely. Examination tables often have rolls of paper which the patient sits or lies on, to protect the table. The paper is normally discarded after each patient uses the table.
There are two types of examination couch;
- Manual Examination Couch: For that kind, doctors or nurse can be change the examination table way by hand or crank. They can adjust backrest, legrest and if needed height rest.
- Electrical Examination Couch: For that kind, doctors or nurse can be change the examination table way electrical. It can be control with remote control or button. So it can be used easy than manual one.