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Lifting you safely: Using equipment to lift or reposition you  
Abstract:  This handout describes the different types of equipment staff use to help lift or reposition a patient. It includes answers to common questions, such as: How does it work? Is it scary? Is it safe?
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2009, September 1, 2015
UWMC Availability:  Patient Care Services
General Topics:  Medical Equipment & Supplies; Hospital Stay
Specific Subject(s):  Safety Education; Muscle Weakness; Medical Equipment and Supplies
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:

Health Online Citation #3530

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