The Power-PRO XT is an innovative battery-powered hydraulic system that raises and lowers the patient with the touch of a button. The industry-leading Stryker Power-PRO XT powered ambulance cot dramatically reduces strenuous lifting and the associated risk of back injury. Medics experience frequent spinal loading due to repetitive motions such as lifting, lowering, carrying, and bending. Use of the Power-PRO XT has proven to reduce spinal loading, resulting in reduced injuries, lost or modified workdays, and workers compensation costs, and increased recruitment and retention. The innovative battery powered hydraulic system raises and lowers patients with the touch of a button. The Stryker Power-PRO XT sets the standard for superior performance and outstanding ergonomics. Easy to use manual back-up system provides complete cot operation in the event of power loss. Foot end mounted Stryker SMRT battery is accessible and easily changed in any situation. Retractable head section allows cot to be shortened in any height position for maximum versatility. Exclusive automatic high speed retract feature reduces load and unload times. The Stryker Power-PRO XT now the industry standard of care.