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Patient Transfer from Bed to Stretcher or Trolley

Purpose:

To transfer a patient from a bed to a stretcher using an OSHA recommended technique.

Specialty:

Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

disability and performance, prevention

ICD-10:

Description:

Proper technique is required for the transfer of patients without causing injury to the patient or the people giving assistance. OSHA has issued guidance for the transfer of patients in nursing homes to help reduce worker injuries.

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