Transmission of infectious agents and risk of injury from patient transfer boards in healthcare settings: clinical evidence

CADTH
Record ID 32016000182
English
Authors' recomendations: One non-randomized study was identified regarding use of patient transfer boards on the risk of transmission of infectious agents between patients. No studies were identified regarding the use of patient transfer boards on the risk of injury to healthcare workers.
Details
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2014
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Canada
MeSH Terms
  • Infections
  • Moving and Lifting Patients
  • Wounds and Injuries
Contact
Organisation Name: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
Contact Address: 600-865 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1S 5S8 Canada. Tel: +1 613 226 2553; Fax: +1 613 226 5392;
Contact Name: publications@cadth.ca
Contact Email: publications@cadth.ca
Copyright: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH)
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