Dublin, March 06, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/szqw2m/european_patient) has announced the addition of the "European Patient Handling Equipment Market by Product, by Type of Care, by Accessories, by End User - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering.
The European patient handling equipment market is expected to grow at a double-digit CAGR of 11.4% to reach $5,150.2 million by 2019
Factors such as rising geriatric population, increasing incidences of lifestyle diseases, and high recovery cost from injuries resulting from manual handling of equipment are driving the growth of this market. However, lack of skilled training and knowledge to handle patients and persistent difficulty in handling obese patients are hindering the growth of this market.
On the basis of products, the market is segmented into wheelchairs and scooters, medical beds, bathroom safety supplies, mechanical equipment, nonmechanical equipment, ambulatory aids, and others (stretchers, transfers, hospital furniture, and evacuation equipment). The wheelchairs and scooters segment is bifurcated into wheelchairs and scooters. The wheelchair segment is further bifurcated into manual wheelchairs and powered wheelchairs. The medical beds segment is divided into curative care beds, psychiatric care beds, long-term care beds, and others.
On the basis of type of care, the European patient handling equipment market is segmented into bariatric care, fall prevention, critical care, wound care, and others (acute care and long-term care). Critical care is the fastest-growing segment of this market due to the rising aging population and disabilities from non-communicable diseases.
On the basis of accessories, the market is segmented into lifting accessories, transfer accessories, evacuation accessories, stretcher accessories, hospital-bed accessories, and others (bathroom safety supplies such as safety frames, grab bars, bariatric aids, and shower chairs; and ambulatory aids such as wheeled walkers, lift chairs, folding walkers, and canes).
On the basis of end users, the European patient handling equipment market is categorized into home care facilities, hospital, elderly care facilities, and others (emergency medical services, long-term acute care facilities, trauma centers, and nursing homes). Hospitals are the major end users of the market.
Geographically, the market is dominated by THE U.K., followed by Germany. France is expected to grow at a double-digit CAGR during the forecast period.
Key players operating in the market are ArjoHuntleigh, Inc. (Sweden), Guldmann, Inc. (Denmark), Linet, Inc. (Czech Republic), and Stiegelmeyer, Inc. (Germany).
Key Topics Covered:
2 Research Methodology
3 Executive Summary
4 Premium Insights
5 Market Overview
6 Industry Insights
7 European Patient Handling Equipment Market, By Product
8 European Patient Handling Equipment Market, By Type of Care
9 European Patient Handling Equipment Market, By End User
10 European Patient Handling Equipment Market, By Accessories
11 European Patient Handling Equipment Market, By Countries
12 Competitive Landscape
13 Company Profiles
- Benmor Medical Ltd
- ETAC Ltd
- Getinge Group (Arjohuntleigh)
- Guldmann Inc.
- Linet Spol. S.R.O.
- Mangar International
- Sidhil Ltd
- Spectra Care Group
- Stiegelmeyer, Inc
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