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Moving and Lifting Patients MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Moving and Lifting Patients
Tree Number(s)
N02.421.585.525
Unique ID
D055805
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055805
Annotation
do not confuse with PATIENT TRANSFER (interfacility or intrahospital transfer for administrative reasons with regard to special care or economics) or with TRANSPORTATION OF PATIENTS or with PATIENT POSITIONING
Scope Note
Moving or repositioning patients within their beds, from bed to bed, bed to chair, or otherwise from one posture or surface to another.
Entry Term(s)
Patient Handling
Patient Lifting
Patient Moving
Patient Moving and Lifting
Patient Repositioning
NLM Classification #
WY 100.2
See Also
Patient Positioning
Transportation of Patients
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2015/06/29
Moving and Lifting Patients Preferred
Patient Handling Related
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