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Evaluation of Patient Handling Devices

(left) Participant evaluating physical demands during simulated bed transportation task; (right) Participant simulating the task of turning a patient in bed

(left) Participant evaluating physical demands during simulated bed transportation task; (right) Participant simulating the task of turning a patient in bed
(left) Participant evaluating physical demands during simulated bed transportation task; (right) Participant simulating the task of turning a patient in bed

Goal

  • Assess the effects of hospital bed design features on physical demands, performance, and usability during patient transportation and patient handling tasks

PI: Maury Nussbaum

Co-I: Michael Agnew

Sponsor:

  • Stryker Medical