Robert Larson, Martin Rice; Reducing Risk of Musculoskeletal Injury in Occupational Therapy Practitioners: Forces Involved in Lateral Patient Transfers Using Various Transfer Devices. Am J Occup Ther 2018;72(4_Supplement_1):7211505150p1. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO7014.
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Date Presented 4/21/2018
Materials are available to occupational therapy practitioners that can reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injury during patient handling. This study examined the SallyTube and the Smooth Mover transfer board, which both reduced the hand forces involved with a lateral patient transfer compared with a cotton sheet.
Primary Author and Speaker: Robert Larson
Additional Authors and Speakers: Martin Rice
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