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Safe Lifting in the ED - Tools to Assist You with Preventing Injuries

Safe Lifting in the ED - Tools to Assist You with Preventing Injuries - Clinical Hub, References, Emergency Department Resources

Focus

EZ Lift

EZ Lift
  • Powered total assist lift
  • ED (600lb)
  • Needs to tolerate a semi-reclined position
  • Used to transfer a patient between a wheelchair, bed, stretcher, bedside commode
  • May be used for boosting and repositioning
  • Can be used to lift a patient off of the floor
  • May not be appropriate for all patients (for example: pelvic instability, hip replacement, etc.)
  • Single patient use Slings are available from CS:
    • Medium # 4012123
    • Large # 4012124
    • Extra large # 4012125
    • Extra-extra large # 4012126

HoverMatt®

Air-assisted lateral transfer device

HoverMatt Air-assisted lateral transfer device

  • 1200 lb. weight capacity
  • May be used to transfer between stretcher, bed or to reposition a patient in bed
  • Must have canister to inflate for transfer
  • Matt available in single-patient use from Central Supply
    • 34” Mattress # 4011539
    • 39” Mattress # 4012013
    • 50” Mattress # 4012014

Ceiling Lift

Ceiling Lift

  • 600 lb. weight capacity
  • Single Use Slings Order From CS:
    • Large order # 4008561
    • Extra large order # 4008562