Transferring Patients from Bed to Wheelchair?

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Transferring a Patient from her Bed to a Wheelchair can be tough. If the Patient is on the heavy side, it is best to have 2 People do this. First, place the wheelchair next to the Bed, Put the Brakes on. Then Patient must be in a sitting position before being lifted under the arms,After feet hit the floor, pivot the Body and gently lower them into the wheelchair.
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