The medical pendants are designed to help with infection prevention practices, improve workflow by providing a safe and organized environment for clinical staff, and are easy to maintain. Furthermore, these pendants provide convenient access to multiple gas, electrical, and data outlets for use in critical care, operating, anesthetic, and ancillary rooms. Medical pendants help to support high load of instruments in areas such as operating theaters or intensive care units. These pendants are provided by highly maneuverable arms with sufficient range to reposition the bed space to suit specific nursing practices without risk of entanglement or occlusion. Increasing demand for flexible, more space saving, and light-weight systems and systems with multiple features is compelling manufacturers to design and develop new systems with advanced features.
The U.K medical pendant market is expected to exhibit significant growth, owing to increasing demand for medical pendant in intensive care units and operating theaters due to increasing number of hospitalization due to healthcare associated infections. The increasing incidence of healthcare associated infections is a major factor fueling the growth of this market. For instance, according to British Medical Association report 2019, in 2016/2017, there was an estimated 653,000 HCAIs among the 13.8 million adult inpatients in NHS general and teaching hospitals in England, of which 22,800 patients died as a result of healthcare associated infection Increasing number of ear infection cases is expected to drive growth of this market.
Moreover, according to the same source, in 2017, HCAIs accounted for 5.6 million occupied hospital bed days and 62,500 days of absenteeism among front-line healthcare professionals due to spread of HCAI while treating patients. Such factors are expected to increase the demand for medical pendant in intensive care units and operation theaters.
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