research update. Transfer Technique

September 2012
PN;Sep2012, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p30
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The article discusses the studies being conducted by the Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL) at the University of Pittsburgh for examining the problems associated with transferring of people in wheelchairs. The first study explains the biomechanics of transfers and the second study analyzes changes based on ultrasound results. These studies can help in analyzing impacts of environment on transfer to minimize damage caused to the patients.


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