[Development of Patient Transfer Techniques based on Postural-stability Principles for the Care Helpers in Nursing Homes and Evaluation of Effectiveness].

@article{Ma2016DevelopmentOP,
  title={[Development of Patient Transfer Techniques based on Postural-stability Principles for the Care Helpers in Nursing Homes and Evaluation of Effectiveness].},
  author={Ryewon Ma and Duk Yoo Jung},
  journal={Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing},
  year={2016},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={39-49}
}
PURPOSE This study was done to develop a postural-stability patient transfer technique for care helpers in nursing homes and to evaluate its effectiveness. METHODS Four types of patient transfer techniques (Lifting towards the head board of the bed, turning to the lateral position, sitting upright on the bed, transferring from wheel chair to bed) were practiced in accordance with the following three methods; Care helpers habitually used transfer methods (Method 1), patient transfer methods… CONTINUE READING