Transmission of infectious agents and risk of injury from patient transfer boards in healthcare settings: clinical evidence
Record ID 32016000182
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.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2014
URL for published report: http://www.cadth.ca/sites/default/files/pdf/htis/dec-2014/RA0715%20Vitamin%20D%20Testing%20Final.pdf
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
- Moving and Lifting Patients
- Wounds and Injuries
Organisation Name: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
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