Safe Patient Handling Quiz

Safe Patient Handling Quiz

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1. Along with being kind to our patients we also need to be kind to __________________.
2. The best stance to have when moving a patient is a _________ because it provides more leverage and a stable base to work from.
3. Pulling a patient is the same as lifting them.
4. SPH, which stands for Safe Patient Handling, also stands for _______ stance, ________ don’t lift, and _________ a neutral posture.
5. Before transferring with a gait belt, what must the patient be able to do?
6. Never _______ when performing a gait belt transfer.
7. The safest way to do a two person gait belt transfer is to have each caregiver hook one arm under each of the patient’s arms and lift the patient up with their free hands holding onto the patient’s gait belt.
8. The safest way to operate an mechanical lift is with two people.
9. Use _______ to move a mechanical lift.
10. The same body mechanics (SPH) apply when using a mechanical lift to move a patient.
11. Mechanical lifts should be inspected for debris build up around the wheels and rips and tears in the lift sling ________.
12. A friction reducing device is used to ________.
13. The safest way to perform a lateral transfer is to: