Category list : Manual handling
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Manual handling guide updatedSubscription
The charity BackCare has published a new edition of its manual handling guide.
Nurses often overestimate their manual handling skills, despite having previously received training in it, Australian researchers have warned.
Manual handling 4 - using a sling hoistSubscription
The procedure for using a mobile sling hoist to move a patient
Manual handling 3 - sliding a patientSubscription
The procedure for sliding a patient from bed to trolley using a transfer board
Sliding patients up the bed is one of the most common patient-handling manoeuvres that nurses undertake.
Manual handling 1 - assisted standSubscription
The manual handling procedure to help a seated patient into a standing position.