Poster Session  |   July 2015
Investigating the Effect of Caregiver Height and Body Mass Index When Completing a Pivot Transfer
Author Affiliations
  • Bowling Green, Ohio
  • The University of Toledo
Article Information
Advocacy / Education of OTs and OTAs / Musculoskeletal Impairments / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   July 2015
Investigating the Effect of Caregiver Height and Body Mass Index When Completing a Pivot Transfer
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911515164p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO4098
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911515164p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO4098
Abstract

Date Presented 4/17/2015

This study investigates the forces required when transferring a patient using different caregiver physical heights and body mass indexes (BMI) combined with different patient heights and BMIs. Results may lead to better clinical reasoning when handling patients.