Tag: Patient Handling

How to Select and Use Lift Slings

As many communities revamp their lift and transfer programs, now is a great time to begin thinking seriously about the slings you use. Our experts have put together a few tips to demystify some of the common questions.

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Ask the Expert: How Do I Choose the Right Bladder Scanner?

In the past, bladder scanners were thought of as an expensive piece of equipment that only assesses urinary incontinence. They were viewed as difficult to use, undependable and inaccurate. Thus, they were rarely taken out of the closet, only to collect dust. But times have changed.

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How to Choose the Perfect Wheelchair Cushion

A “one size fits all” approach or assuming that all cushions are created equal is a big mistake – each unique resident has specific needs and providing them with an improperly shaped cushion could lead to skin breakdown or hazardous positioning. So while a flat cushion is good for comfort, it’s important to think about the contour when we consider the benefits of positioning.

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