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Caregiver Guide and Instructions for Safe Bed Mobility

Published:April 28, 2017DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2017.03.003
      This educational page is designed to provide practical information and instruction for caregivers assisting individuals experiencing difficulty performing bed mobility tasks. Please view additional resources at the end of this educational page for important tips on lifting techniques, safe patient handling, falls prevention, body mechanics, and ergonomics.
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