Graphic pieces of a stretcher. autocad - dwg. a stretcher is an apparatus; frame or utensil used to transport an injured person from one place to another or to care for a sick patient in a medical consultation. the stretcher used inside an ambulance or in a hospital has wheels that make transport easier. it also has a fixation device to tie the patient (for example in the event of a traffic accident). these stretchers; they are often used in ambulances; and they are generally more efficient in carrying a patient or readjusting him to his position.