Med-Glide Patient Positioning Sheets
 
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Med-Glide Patient Positioning Sheets

Manufacturer: Medline
  • Low-friction bottom panel allows caregivers to reposition patients safely and easily
  • Caregivers risk of injury is minimized when positioning a patient in bed, improving working conditions
  • Patient exposure to friction is reduced, enhancing care
  • Seamless edges eliminate any raised edge surface underneath patient, offering comfort and protection
  • Lightweight, reusable and easy to launder for complete convenience

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Material Description Packaging
MDTDS4T72BLU Med-Glide Positioning Sheet, 71" x 38" 12/DZ
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Specifications

Absorbent
  • No
Color
  • Blue
Fabric Colors
  • Blue/white
Fabric Type
  • 100% Poly Bottom / Blended Top
Fiber Content
  • 100% Poly Bottom/Blended Top
HPIS Code
  • 760_30_130_0
Impervious
  • No
Latex Free
  • Yes
Length Inches
  • 71 "
Material
  • 100% Poly Bottom / Blended Top
UNSPSC
  • 42132105
Width Inches
  • 38 "

More about this item

Reposition Patients Safely and Easily.

Healthcare workers experience some of the highest rates of occupational injuries of any industry— exceeding even construction and manufacturing.1

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recommends minimizing or eliminating (if feasible) manual lifting of patients to reduce work-related injuries and associated worker’s compensation costs. 2

How to use Med-Glide in 3 steps.

Step 1

Place smooth blue surface face down on the bed.

Step 2

Have the patient lie on the white surface. Centrally position patient so Med-Glide begins underneath the neck and ends underneath the buttocks.

 

Step 3

Have patient bend knees and place feet on bed. Two caregivers on each side of bed untuck side and slide the patient to the desired position.

References:
1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Table 1. Incidence rates of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses by case type and ownership, selected industries, 2012. Available at http://data.bls.gov/cgi-bin/print.pl/news.release/osh.t01.htm. Accessed June 27, 2014.
2. United States Department of Labor. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Guidelines for Nursing Homes. OSHA 3182-3R 2009. Available at http://www.osha.gov/ergonomics/guidelines/nursinghome/final_nh_guidelines.html. Accessed January 12, 2018.

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