Moving and lifting the patient

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Moving and lifting the patient

  1. 1. OF THE PATIENTwww.drjayeshpatidar.blogspot.com
  2. 2. MEANINGMoving and lifting of the patientsmeans shift or transfer the patientfrom one place to another placewith use of different types ofdevices.For example-.Wheel chair,strecher.When the patient is not able tomove or lift own self.www.drjayeshpatidar.blogspot.in
  3. 3. DEVICES USED 1]wheel chair.or arm chair. 2]wheel bed. 3] strecher etc.www.drjayeshpatidar.blogspot.in
  4. 4. INDICATIONS {moving thepatient from bed to wheelchairand back} Pre-operative patient. Anemic patients. Old-age patients. To shift the Gyneac patients. For shifting the patient from ward tothe investigation area.www.drjayeshpatidar.blogspot.in
  5. 5. CONTRA INDICATIONS Critically ill patients. Spinal injury and fracture patients. Ceaserian patients. Head injury patients. Semi conscious,unconscious andcoma patients.www.drjayeshpatidar.blogspot.in
  6. 6. INDICATIONS{moving of thepatients from bed to stretcher andback} Critically ill patients. Post operative patients cardiovascular, spinal injury and fracturepatients. Ceaserian patients. Head injury patients. Semi conscious,unconscious and comapatients. www.drjayeshpatidar.blogspot.in
  7. 7. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS INMOVING AND LIFTING OF THEPATIENT plan the movement of the patient aheadof the time and be sure the path is clear. Face the direction in which the movementwill be made to avoid twisting. The areas to be supported are.*head, shoulder and chest.*hips.*thighs and ankle.www.drjayeshpatidar.blogspot.in
  8. 8. *Take the help of the worker and co-ordinate themovements.*unless contraindicated, encourage the patient touse his abilities as much as possible.*Observe the patient for orthostatic hypotension.*Dont support the patient under his armpit.*Always lock the wheels of the chair andstretcher.*Avoid jerking and twisting during the lift.www.drjayeshpatidar.blogspot.in
  9. 9. NURSES RESPONSIBILITY. PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT—1. Check the diagnosis of the patient.2. Check the level of the consciousness andability to follow instructions.3. Check the ability of the self care.4. Check the abilities and limitations such asparalysis,fractures,and splints.5. Check the presence of the muscle, skinand bone lesions and attachment e.g.catheters and I.V.connections.6. Check numbers of personnel required.www.drjayeshpatidar.blogspot.in
  10. 10. PREPARATION OF THE PATIENTAND UNIT Provid the prvicy. Explain the procedure. Adjust the bed at working height. Fanfold the top linen. Chenge the wet linen. Offer the bedpan. Remove all comfort devices. Clamp the catheter. Attach the i.V pole to thedevice. Position foot stool if needed.www.drjayeshpatidar.blogspot.in
  11. 11. ASSISTING THE PATIENT FROMBED TO CHAIR OR STRETCHER 1]Before the procedure.*preparation of the environment.* preparation of the patient.* preparation of the Articles.* preparation of the ownself.2] During the procedure{ steps of theprocedure}3] After the procedure.www.drjayeshpatidar.blogspot.in
  12. 12. Thank youwww.drjayeshpatidar.blogspot.in

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