The Global Portering Chair Market, by Chair Type (Folding and Non-folding), by Application (Pediatric, Bariatric, and Others), by End User (Hospitals, Clinics, and Ambulatory Centers), and by Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) was valued at US$ 544.8 million in 2017 and is projected to exhibit a CAGR of 6.2% over the forecast period (2018 - 2026).
Portering chair is designed for patients who require longer rest and is used in specialist care units, nursing homes, hospitals or private homes. Patients with less or no movement benefit from the chair and the variety of seating options make portering chair suitable for those with pressure related problems. The pressure reducing seat cushion helps in the management and treatment of pressure ulcers that require frequent monitoring and repositioning. These chairs can be used by patients suffering from obesity, strokes, Parkinson’s or those who lack full body strength. According to the American Nurses Association, in recent years, there is a significant increase in the number of bariatric admissions to healthcare facilities. According to the Bariatric Surgery Registry, in 2017, 28,308 patients of bariatric surgery were admitted to hospitals in Australia in comparison to 12,665 patients in 2016. Several bariatric patients, due to their size and difficulty with mobility, require assistance with numerous activities of daily living. Therefore, use of portering chair is expected to increase in healthcare facilities and hospitals to offer appropriate care to patients. However, portering chairs have the potential to carry infection. Therefore, some hospitals and healthcare facilities are focused on features of portering chair that aid in cleaning and do not harbor traps for contamination. In 2009, Vernacare designed a new portering chair that can be completely disinfected and dismantled. The design helps to tackle infections related to the healthcare industry.
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