Hoisting a patient: Principles for safer practice

Wanless, S. and Wanless, S.G. (2015) Hoisting a patient: Principles for safer practice. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 22 (8). pp. 390-395. ISSN 17411645

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Abstract

Patient hoists and slings are used in many health care establishments to assist in the moving and handling of patients and to reduce the degree of moving and handling required by the carer. This article provides guidance for employers and employees in health care establishments on safety with mobile hoists and the use of patient handling slings. © 2015 MA Healthcare Ltd.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Equipment regulation, Hoist, Patient handling training, Risk assessment, Sling
Subjects: B700 Nursing
B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
Divisions: UoA Collections > UoA 03: Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing & Pharmacy
Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Institutes > Institute for Sustainable Futures
Depositing User: Hussen Farooq
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2016 15:36
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2016 15:36
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/1536

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