Patient Safety Tool: Lifting Patients Safely

The ECRI institute is a nonprofit that researches the best way to improve patient safety and quality in healthcare. If offers resources to achieve that goal.

The "Lift Tool" is a one-page brief on the basics of safe patient lifting practices for nurses and other healthcare providers. The brief contains both statistics on patient lifts and best practices for safe lifting.

Download the "Lift Tool" for use in your own facility.

Note: Access more free, downloadable and adaptable tools for use in surgery centers, hospitals and other organizations here.

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