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Publication Type: Safer Practice Notice
Single or Multiple Incident: Multiple
Date: 8/10/2015 12:00:00 AM
Country: Canada
Organization: Alberta Health Services

This safety notice discusses the patient injuries while being repositioned or transferred with assistance. Contributing factors include impairments in cognition, motor control and sensation. The notice provides several recommendations to prevent related incidents.

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Prevention of upper extremity injuries to clients during assisted transfers and repositioning