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Mobility in context : principles of patient care skills / Charity Johansson, Susan A. Chinworth.

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Location: IAHS STACKS RT87.T72 .J64 2018
Barcode: 30731101171894
Status: Available
Location: IAHS STACKS RT87.T72 .J64 2018
Barcode: 30731101213035
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9780803658172
  • ISBN: 0803658176
  • Physical Description: xxxiv, 520 pages : illustrations
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Company, 2018

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Establishing the therapeutic alliance -- The mechanics of movement -- Special environments -- Keeping it clean : maintaining cleanliness in the clinical environment -- Assessing physiological status : vital signs -- Draping for minimum exposure and maximum dignity -- Positioning your patient for mobility -- Transferring dependent patients : safe patient handling and mobility -- Maintaining capacity for mobility through range of motion -- Bed mobility -- Manual lateral transfers : seated and pivot -- Vertical transfers : floor to chair and chair to plinth -- Seated mobility : sitting but not sitting still -- fitting and propelling a wheelchair -- Navigating the challenges of ambulating -- Implementing device-specific gait.
Subject: Transport of sick and wounded.
Patients > Positioning.
Nursing > Safety measures.
Physical Therapy Modalities.
Moving and Lifting Patients.
Patient Positioning.
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