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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: A mechanical bed that allows the person to turn themselves. A bed turner that can be operated on demand by the user or set to turn automatically on a timer. The mattress articulates and results in almpost a side lying position for the user. The mattres is divided and hinged longitudinally. It is suspended by pivots and bearings that allow the center board to tilt. Article describes how the bed was built, including materials and inital test results. Includes pictures. SKILLS REQUIRED: Mechanical engineering. AUTHOR: Hunter, K., Ko V, Suggitt, R. TITLE: Bed Turner. REF: Article: 6th Annual Conference on Rehabilitation Engineering, San Diego, 1983: p 286-288. PAGES (including cover): 3 1983.