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Limitations on using other manufacturers’ slings
2011-07-26
Sling Usage
Lifting standards for ambulance stretchers
2011-07-26
EMS
Ratio of lifts per patient population
2011-07-26
Programs, Policies & Procedures
Friction and shear forces when applying a sling
2011-07-26
Sling Usage
Force required to perform a lateral transfer
2011-07-26
Ergonomics
Static shock risk with slider tubes
2011-06-07
Precautions
Using a sit-to-stand lift with an MS patient who has spasms in her feet, plus upper body weakness
2011-06-07
Sit to Stand
Effects of turning sheets on pressure redistribution mattresses
2011-06-07
Repositioning
Ambulation vest for CABG patients when ambulating
2011-06-07
Precautions
Self-transfer from wheelchair to bed
2011-05-03
Transport & Transfer
Recommendation for a hi-lo electric table in special education room
2011-05-03
Repositioning
Are guidelines available for proper patient handling?
2011-05-03
Programs, Policies & Procedures
Tracking mobility status in Electronic Medical Records systems
2011-05-03
Programs, Policies & Procedures
Using slings from different manufacturers
2011-04-13
Precautions
Using a transfer belt with a non-weight-bearing patient
2011-04-13
Transport & Transfer
Recommended sources of motorized equipment to move beds
2011-04-13
Transport & Transfer
Using incontinence pads for repositioning patients in bed
2011-04-13
Repositioning
Student could possibly slip out of sling
2011-04-13
Resistance from Patients or Caregivers
Single-person vs. two-person stretcher transport
2011-03-01
Transport & Transfer
Weight limits for pushing patients in wheelchairs
2011-03-01
Ergonomics
Competencies for multiple lifts
2011-03-01
Training
Pivot transfer devices
2011-03-01
Transport & Transfer
Purchase of a gait belt
2011-03-01
Gait Training
Lifting aids for diagnostic imaging departments
2011-03-01
Hospital Units - Diagnostic Imaging
Assisting a person down stairs using a gait belt
2011-02-08
Gait Training
Body mechanics when pushing a patient in a wheelchair or stretcher
2011-02-08
Ergonomics
Attaching sling straps when using overhead lifts
2011-02-08
Sling Usage
Locking Sabina® lift brakes while raising or lowering a resident
2011-02-08
Floor Lifts
Using pivot transfer devices
2011-02-08
Ergonomics
Repositioning patients on the operating table
2011-01-11
Hospital Units
Maintaining abdominal pressure during colonoscopy
2011-01-11
Hospital Units
Manipulating patient's position while on OR table
2011-01-11
Hospital Units
Degree of difficulty lifting a large person
2011-01-11
Bariatrics
Enforcing compliance with minimal lift policies
2011-01-11
Programs, Policies & Procedures
Safe handling for spinal injury patients
2011-01-11
Precautions
What to do when a lift battery dies
2010-12-08
Floor Lifts
Pediatric programs or specialized equipment
2010-12-08
Programs, Policies & Procedures
Repositioning maternity patients with epidural blocks
2010-12-08
Repositioning
Facility Unit Assessment Tools
2010-12-08
Training
Type of sling with no pressure on legs
2010-11-03
Sling Usage
Generic policy for maximum weight an individual can lift
2010-11-03
Programs, Policies & Procedures
Gait belts being used over upper body casts
2010-11-03
Gait Training
Which lifts provide the option of a weight scale?
2010-11-03
Sling Usage
Transferring from supine to upright with manual assistance
2010-11-03
Repositioning
Motivational posters for safe lifting
2010-11-03
Programs, Policies & Procedures
Accidents due to motor coming off track
2010-10-01
Overhead Ceiling Lifts
Turning or repositioning a large patient
2010-10-01
Bariatrics
Non weight bearing patient with possible hip fracture
2010-10-01
Sling Usage
Lifting a patient from the floor in tight space
2010-10-01
Ergonomics
Lifting lightweight residents
2010-10-01
Ergonomics
Transporting a patient in a Geri chair
2010-09-01
Push/Pull
Lifting a patient who has fallen to the floor
2010-09-01
Ergonomics
Turning a back boarded patient
2010-09-01
Precautions
NIOSH Lifting Limit Recommendation
2010-09-01
Ergonomics
Creative ideas for compliance
2010-08-01
Programs, Policies & Procedures
What is an Ergonomic Specialist
2010-08-01
Ergonomics
Using a gait belt with a walker
2010-07-01
Gait Training
Preventing sit-to-stand sling from riding up
2010-07-01
Sling Usage
Crossing the patient’s arms when using a sit-to-stand
2010-07-01
Sit to Stand
How to transport a patient in Contact Isolation Precautions
2010-07-01
Transport & Transfer
Leaving repositioning sheets under patients
2010-07-01
Repositioning
Ambulating patients with safety vest vs. walking pants
2010-06-01
Gait Training
Contraindications for use of mechanical lifts
2010-06-01
Precautions
Links between patient safety and personal practices
2010-06-01
Patient Outcomes
Placing slings under large patients
2010-06-01
Bariatrics
Gait belt usage
2010-06-01
Gait Training
Weight limits for lifting patients
2010-05-01
Ergonomics
Patient falls when using gait belts
2010-05-01
Gait Training
How many times can a sling be laundered?
2010-05-01
Laundering & Infection Control
Using hygiene slings to transfer patients
2010-05-01
Sling Usage
National grants for safe patient handling equipment
2010-05-01
Grants
Safely placing X-ray cassettes beneath patients
2010-05-01
Hospital Units
Assisting patients to sit up in bed
2010-05-01
Repositioning
Transfers onto an MRI table
2010-04-01
Hospital Units
Mixing and matching slings and equipment
2010-04-01
Precautions
Inserting a sling under a comatose bariatric patient
2010-04-01
Bariatrics
Can SPH equipment improve patient outcomes?
2010-04-01
Patient Outcomes
Lifting a patient with a damaged rotator cuff
2010-03-01
Precautions
Walking pants for use with total hip patients
2010-03-01
Gait Training
Online learning in healthcare
2010-03-01
Training
Weight limits for ambulance crews and EMS
2010-03-01
EMS
Max transfer distance for Sit-to-Stand lifts
2010-02-01
Transport & Transfer
Using a Sit-to-Stand with MS Patients
2010-02-01
Sit to Stand
Safe lateral transfers for post-op hip patients
2010-01-01
Lateral Transfers
What is meant by "spinal precautions"?
2010-01-01
Spinal Precautions
Are lateral transfers using draw sheets still acceptable?
2010-01-01
Horizontal Transfers
Handling an Uncooperative Patient in a Wheelchair
2009-12-01
Resistance from Patients or Caregivers
Safe Lifting Weight Limits for Home Care Patient
2009-12-01
Ergonomics
35 Pound Recommended Maximum Weight Limit
2009-12-01
Ergonomics
Using lifts with total hip and total knee patients
2009-11-01
Orthopedics
Repositioning a spinal cord patient who has slipped down in their wheelchair
2009-11-01
Repositioning
Slings and procedures for amputees
2009-10-01
Amputee & Paraplegic Slings
Gait belts -- In-service for aides
2009-10-01
Gait Training
Gait belt for ambulating an obese patient
2009-09-01
Gait Training
Patient refuses use of ceiling lift
2009-09-01
Resistance from Patients or Caregivers
Transferring patient from bed to wheelchair
2009-09-01
Transport & Transfer
Guidelines for performing tasks
2009-08-01
Ergonomics
Average girth and height measurement for bariatric patients
2009-08-01
Bariatrics
Gait Belts to stabilize a PT client
2009-07-01
PT/OT
Powered movers for transporting patients in bed
2009-07-01
Transport & Transfer
Lifting a patient’s legs back onto the bed
2009-07-01
Limb Lifting
Lifting a Light Resident
2009-06-01
Ergonomics
Hygiene Sling with Cognitively Impaired Patient
2009-06-01
Sling Usage
Average weight lifted by a nursing home caregiver in a typical day at work.
2009-06-01
Ergonomics
Lifting and holding a pannus
2009-05-01
Bariatrics
Repositioning a patient in bed with a lift strap
2009-05-01
Repositioning
Lifting requirements for physical therapists
2009-04-01
PT/OT
Assisting a patient who has fallen to their knees
2009-04-01
Ergonomics
Help with bi-lateral above knee amputee needed
2009-03-01
Amputee & Paraplegic Slings
Golvo model floor lift usage
2009-03-01
Floor Lifts
Health Concerns for Healthcare Workers
2009-02-01
Ergonomics
Transfer Belt or Lift?
2009-02-01
Transport & Transfer
Hydraulic vs. Electric Lifts
2009-01-01
Floor Lifts
Using a Hygiene Sling with Golvo
2009-01-01
Sling Usage
Lifting a hospice patient without discomfort or injury
2008-12-01
Ergonomics
Sanitizing a chair exposed to c. dificile
2008-12-01
Laundering & Infection Control
L.P. - Moving a stretcher with patient’s head in an inclined position
2008-12-01
Transport & Transfer
Hospital injury statistics for manual patient handling
2008-11-01
Financial Considerations
Safe Lifting Accountability
2008-11-01
Programs, Policies & Procedures
Acceptable Limits
2008-10-01
Ergonomics
Adjustments needed for repositioning in bed
2008-09-01
Repositioning
User friendly patient lifter for ICU
2008-09-01
Hospital Units
EMS bariatric transport
2008-09-01
Bariatrics
Spinal precautions when transferring with a ceiling lift
2008-08-04
Precautions
Contra-Indications for Total Lifts
2008-08-04
Precautions
Lift team qualifications
2008-07-01
Ergonomics
Sling materials for use with air mattresses
2008-07-01
Sling Usage
Video on sling usage and care
2008-07-01
Sling Usage
Lift Team Protocols
2008-06-02
Bariatrics
Wheelchair push-pull forces for bariatric patients
2008-06-02
Bariatrics
Inclined bed head position when transferring patients
2008-06-02
Transport & Transfer
The ratio of lifts to patients
2008-06-02
Floor Lifts
DVD on how to lift safely
2008-05-01
Training
Resistance to using gait belts
2008-05-01
Resistance from Patients or Caregivers
Paraplegic lifts and slings
2008-05-01
Amputee & Paraplegic Slings
Ceiling lift use with hip surgery patients
2008-03-20
Overhead Ceiling Lifts
Push–pull forces
2008-03-20
Ergonomics
Bariatric whirlpool baths
2008-03-01
Bariatrics
Insurance denial for electric lifts
2008-03-01
Financial Considerations
EMS Stretching
2008-03-01
EMS
Repositioning from supine to prone
2008-03-01
Repositioning
Cost/benefit for electric beds
2008-03-01
Financial Considerations
Help in lifting a mental patient from the floor
2008-01-01
Ergonomics
Using a lift to transfer between rooms
2008-01-01
Transport & Transfer
Safe proning in the OR
2008-01-01
Hospital Units
Room sizes for bariatric patients
2007-12-05
Bariatrics
Alternative transfer sheets
2007-12-05
Transport & Transfer
Sling laundering
2007-12-05
Laundering & Infection Control
Operating room transfers
2007-12-05
Hospital Units
Tools and advice for EMS
2007-12-05
EMS
Overhead lift evaluation tools
2007-11-06
Overhead Ceiling Lifts
Epidural blocks
2007-11-06
Labor and Delivery
Mixing different manufacturers’ equipment and slings
2007-11-06
Precautions
OT/PT’s and the FIM Standard
2007-11-06
PT/OT
One person transfers using ceiling lifts
2007-09-01
Overhead Ceiling Lifts
Zero lift policy and training of new personnel
2007-09-01
Programs, Policies & Procedures
Gait belts with or without handles
2007-09-01
Gait Training
Maneuvering lifts on carpeted surfaces
2007-09-01
Ergonomics
Use of lift straps in Labor & Delivery
2007-07-01
Labor and Delivery
Patient assessment tool
2007-07-01
Training
Sabina vest laundering
2007-07-01
Laundering & Infection Control
Push-pull forces
2007-07-01
Ergonomics
Time factor to locate a lift
2007-07-01
Resistance from Patients or Caregivers
Suggestions for repositioning patients in bed
2007-05-02
Repositioning
Crossing the straps of a hygiene sling
2007-05-02
Sling Usage
Leaving lateral transfer aids under patients during x-ray
2007-05-02
Hospital Units
Training for classroom staff
2007-03-05
Training
Written policies
2007-03-05
Programs, Policies & Procedures
Starting a wellness program
2007-03-05
Programs, Policies & Procedures
Large patient in restroom
2006-11-20
Bariatrics
Slings for amputees
2006-11-20
Amputee & Paraplegic Slings
Length of time to leave a sling on
2006-11-20
Sling Usage
Sling washing instructions
2006-05-18
Laundering & Infection Control