Resources

Paul Harrison Interview – The number of people needed for a turn

Spinal Cord Injury Patients: Immediate action and Pathway?

Spinal cord injury (SCI) patients represent one of the most vulnerable groups of patients. The optimum care of an acute spinal cord injury patient involves not only an understanding of the biomechanics of spinal stability and spinal alignment but also of the multifaceted physiological and related problems of the spinal cord injured person.

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Patient Safety – Features of Mechanised Beds

Even with the considerable benefits of mechanised beds there are still potential patient safety issues to be addressed. One of these is the concern that a button could be accidentally pressed or used by untrained personnel, resulting in further damage to the patient.The new generation of mechanised beds aim to address these issues and provide patients with a safe and comfortable environment.

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Paul Harrison Interview – The Importance of Turning a patient

How can Nurses have more control when turning Patients?

Turning beds were designed to relieve pressure on nursing teams in complex care scenarios. Often the operation and control of the bed could cause further issues, thus compromising the level of care a patient received. The latest models of turning beds provide increased control features for care providers.

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Paul Harrison Interview – Handling, Positioning and the design of Turning beds

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Legacy Turning Bed – Instructional Video

An instructional video on the features of the Mechanised Legacy Turning Bed that is for complex care and Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Patients as well as how to use it.

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A Guide to Preventing Pressure Ulcers – Best Practice

Incidences of Pressure Ulcers among patients who are confined to their beds for large portions of the day can have significant implications for both the patient and the clinical setting. They are painful for the patient and can lead to a considerably longer stay in hospital, thus increasing pressure on hospital beds and budgets.

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Paul Harrison Interview – The Changing demographic of patients

Paul Harrison Interview – The Controversy of Manual Handling