Date Presented 4/20/2018
Occupational therapy practitioners are at high risk for musculoskeletal injuries. One way to reduce this risk is to choose friction-reducing devices when handling patients. In this study, friction-reducing draw sheets decreased the force required to slide a patient up in bed compared with a cotton sheet.
Primary Author and Speaker: Robert Larson
Additional Authors and Speakers: Martin Rice
Contributing Authors: Elise M. Murtagh