Lateral Transfer

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Manage patient transfers safely and easily

More than one-third of back injuries among nurses have been associated with the handling of patients and the frequency with which nurses are required to manually move patients1.

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ComfortGlide Lateral Transfer Sheet

The ComfortGlide Lateral Transfer Sheet provides caregivers with a safe way to move patients—requiring up to 75% less effort than a standard draw sheet to move them2.

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1. McAbee RR, Wilkinson WE. Back injuries and registered nurses. AAOHN J. 1988;36:106–12.[PubMed] Smedley J, Egger P, Cooper C. et al. 2-3. Data on file. Available upon request. 4. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Case and Demographic Incidence Rates. In this figure, “hospitals” represents NAICS 622, which covers all types of hospitals. “Construction” represents NAICS supersector GP1CON, “manufacturing” represents NAICS supersector GP1MFG, and “professional and business services” represents NAICS supersector SP1PBS. Data are limited to private industry.