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Safe patient handlingChallengingbehaviour    Håkan Skenhede
Ethics• All solutions should be with minimum force  and minimum violence!• All solutions must be able to integrate in your...
Three different patients• Positive active• Passive• Negative active
Whyaggresive?•   Scared?•   Pain?•   Disorientated?•   Medical reason?
Pain• A good grip has to havecontact with the inside  of the hand.Exercise
Force creates an opposite force• The more force you apply the more force is  likely to come back to you.Exercise
Balance• If you put the patient in an unbalanced  position theywillincreaseforce/muscle activityExercise
Naturalpattern• Sincewewereyoungwehavebeenfollowing the  naturalpattern. If you dontfollow that when  you move the patient...
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Safe patient handling: Challenging behaviour

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Håkan Skenhede
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Safe patient handling: Challenging behaviour

  1. 1. Safe patient handlingChallengingbehaviour Håkan Skenhede
  2. 2. Ethics• All solutions should be with minimum force and minimum violence!• All solutions must be able to integrate in your patient handling.
  3. 3. Three different patients• Positive active• Passive• Negative active
  4. 4. Whyaggresive?• Scared?• Pain?• Disorientated?• Medical reason?
  5. 5. Pain• A good grip has to havecontact with the inside of the hand.Exercise
  6. 6. Force creates an opposite force• The more force you apply the more force is likely to come back to you.Exercise
  7. 7. Balance• If you put the patient in an unbalanced position theywillincreaseforce/muscle activityExercise
  8. 8. Naturalpattern• Sincewewereyoungwehavebeenfollowing the naturalpattern. If you dontfollow that when you move the patient theywill not help you. Maybetheywillevenresist or fight back.Exercises: sitting down, walking,

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