Patient Handling and Mobility Assessments (PHAMA)

Developed by: Facility Guidelines Institute

Description: A 476-page book on how to design, implement, and evaluate safe patient handling and safe patient mobility programs. Chapters in this resource cover design considerations, a business/productivity case for these programs, ways to make newer technologies easier to accept, and ways to improve these programs in the future. This resource also has a suite of tools and assessments in its appendix and makes frequent reference to other standards and guidelines from this developer

Keywords: guideline, patient handling, mobility, framework, business, productivity, technologies, lifting, transferring, move, tools, checklist, assessment

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