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Wheelchair transfers in the dental office

Doris J. Stiefel

Wheelchair transfers in the dental office

a self-instructional manual of techniques and patient management

by Doris J. Stiefel

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Published by Disability Dental Instruction in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dental Care.,
  • Disabled Persons.,
  • Wheelchairs.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDoris J. Stiefel ... [et. al.] ; Project DECOD (Dental Education for Care of the Disabled), School of Dentistry, University of Washington ; in cooperation with the Office of Instructional Development; by Richard D. Eidal.
    ContributionsUniversity of Washington. School of Dentistry. Project DECOD.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 leaves :
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14740763M

    1. J Am Dent Assoc. Apr;94(4) Wheel chair transfer techniques for the dental office. Posnick WR, Martin HH. With the use of these three techniques and variations when necessary, the immobile or partially immobile patient may be moved relatively easily in the dental by: 2. Centrepointe Dental Clinic At Centrepointe Dental clinic, our services are geared towards the whole family, helping ensure that every patient experiences exceptional dental care at our office. Our Clinic Provides: Convenient location in the community Flexible appointments Flexible payment options Electronic filing of insurance claims Our Promise to You At Centrepointe .

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Wheelchair transfers in the dental office by Doris J. Stiefel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Wheelchair transfers in the dental office: a self-instructional manual of techniques and patient management. [Doris J Stiefel; University of Washington. School of Dentistry. Project DECOD.;]. Links to more information on dental care for children with special needs – for parents as well as medical and oral health professionals.

Special Needs Fact Sheets from the University of Washington School of Dentistry – Provider and caregiver fact sheets that cover 14 health conditions in children with mild to moderate special needs.

Dentistry and the Wheelchair-Bound Patient. Dentists and oral care providers are reluctant to give treatment to wheelchair bound patients due to ergonomic problems. Patients in wheelchairs are usually scared of being transferred to a dental chair.

There are the liability issues that come up where the caregivers or the patients themselves are. A wheelchair transfer is when you move a person into or out of a wheelchair. You may need to use transfer aids such as a gait belt, a sliding board, or a mechanical lift to help move a person.

These transfer aids can help make transfers safer and easier for you and the person that you are moving. If the dental chair cannot be moved, then the hoses on the unit typically need to be lengthened to accommodate chair positioning (Figure ).

Transfers From a Wheelchair to a Dental Chair. Some patients can self-transfer from the wheelchair to the dental chair or self-transfer with assistance. If the patient is unable to self-transfer. VA Butler Healthcare recently purchased a new wheelchair device for its dental clinic, the Versatilt.

This new wheelchair tilting device eliminates the challenge of chair transfer that dental providers often face when caring for wheelchair-bound Veterans. It also provides improved treatment for Veterans by putting them in a more relaxed position and allowing the dental. Dominican Airport Transfers exclusive Wheelchair Adapted Bus Private transfer for handicap from Punta Cana Today.

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Wheelchair to Toilet Transfer Techniques. For Wheelchair Transfers involving a wheelchair and toilet.

We recommend having a raised toilet seat with arms, a raised toilet seat with arms helps ease this type of wheelchair transfer because it helps the wheelchair user by giving them something to hold onto for support, this will allow the transfer to be made with extreme caution.

A wheelchair transfer is when you move into or out of a wheelchair. You may use a transfer or slide board to bridge the gap between your wheelchair and the bed, toilet, or bathtub. Healthcare providers may show you how to do stand-pivot.

Cathy Hester Seckman, RDH, is a frequent contributor based in Calcutta, Ohio. Besides working in a pediatric dental practice, Seckman is a prolific freelance writer, a book indexer, and a speaker on dental and writing/indexing topics. She can be reached at [email protected] More RDH Articles Past RDH Issues.

Quadriplegic transfers in and out of two-door BMW with TiLite ZR - Duration: Getting into an ultralight wheelchair from the ground - 2 ways - Duration: Dahlia Like The Flo views.

I purchased this chair a week ago here on Amazon from The Care Provider. The company drop-shipped me a wheelchair from another company. I was sent an 18" wheelchair instead of the 20" I ordered.

When I contacted the company through Amazon they told me that I couldn't exchange it because I had used it. Of course I had used it. IT'S A WHEELCHAIR. wheelchair: [ hwēl´chār ] a means of locomotion for non-ambulatory individuals, consisting of a seat on a platform with wheels, which provides comfortable, safe sitting, and a steering mechanism.

The disabled person should be evaluated by a physiatrist, physical therapist, or occupational therapist with the assistance of an equipment. Patients with mobility impairments often face challenges in visiting their medical office due to the physical barriers within medical buildings and offices, including the lack of ramps, grab bars, height-adjustable examination and imaging tables, and inadequate space within which to maneuver a wheelchair or to transfer to an examination table.

Patient Transfers Transfers are defined as moving a patient from one flat surface to another, such as from a bed to a stretcher (Perry et al., ).

Types of hospital transfers include bed to stretcher, bed to wheelchair, wheelchair to Author: Glynda Rees Doyle, Jodie Anita McCutcheon. Wheelchair transfer techniques for the dental office. Felder RS, Gillette VM, Leseberg K. Dental offices must be made more accessible to individuals who are physically challenged.

Transfer techniques for safely moving patients between wheelchairs and dental chairs, sliding transfers, one- and two-person transfers, and methods of accommodating Cited by: 4.

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Disabled persons seeking dental care in your office may be dependent on the use of a wheelchair in their everyday life. As dental professionals treating the patient with special needs it is essential to be knowledgeable in patient transfer from the wheelchair to the dental chair without causing injury to yourself for the patient.

Medline Lightweight and User-Friendly Wheelchair with Flip-Back Desk Arms and Swing-Away Leg Rests for Easy Transfers, Gray, 20” x 18" Seat out of 5 stars 74 $ $. Biomechanics of Wheelchair Transfers. This is a laboratory-based study to evaluate the risk of shoulder injury associated with transfers between wheelchair and vehicle in persons with spinal cord injury.

Four new devices will be compared against an unassisted transfer. Keywords provided by VA Office of Research and Development.1 Wheelchair Transfers The information below pertains to how to safely transfer a person out of or into a wheelchair. Proper technique is important for the safety of both the person being.VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare Center.

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