Hoisting a patient: Principles for safer practice

Wanless, Stephen (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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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
1 August 2015Published
Uncontrolled Keywords: Equipment regulation, Hoist, Patient handling training, Risk assessment, Sling
Subjects: CAH02 - subjects allied to medicine > CAH02-04 - nursing and midwifery > CAH02-04-01 - nursing (non-specific)
CAH01 - medicine and dentistry > CAH01-01 - medicine and dentistry > CAH01-01-01 - medical sciences (non-specific)
Divisions: Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: Hussen Farooq
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2016 15:36
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2022 16:48
URI: https://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/1536

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