Press Release: ArjoHuntleigh receives Red Dot design award for device saving caregivers’ backs during manual patient transfer

By ArjoHuntleigh, March 31 2015

With Seba™, ArjoHuntleigh has proven its design excellence in one of the most important competitions for product design, the Red Dot Design Award.

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Topics: Innovation, Preventable

Press Release: ArjoHuntleigh announces Seba™ – the revolutionary new way to save caregivers’ backs during manual patient transfer

By ArjoHuntleigh, March 26 2015

Seba is the first and only single solution in the market for safely and comfortably moving patients from a Supine to Seated Edge of Bed (SSEB) position.

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Topics: Work Related Injuries, Preventable

Introducing Seba – the first Supine to Seated Edge of Bed (SSEB) solution

By ArjoHuntleigh, March 25 2015

Seba™ empowers caregivers with the ability to get patients from a supine to seated-edge-of-bed position with a single ergonomic process.

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Topics: Work Related Injuries, Preventable

Manual SSEB positioning – a risk caregivers have to take

By ArjoHuntleigh, March 20 2015

Manual Supine to Seated Edge of Bed (SSEB) positioning is one of the most harmful daily tasks for caregivers – but it’s also critical for activating patients and putting those in rehabilitation on the road to recovery.

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Topics: Work Related Injuries, Preventable

Manual SSEB positioning: one of the most harmful daily caregiving tasks

By ArjoHuntleigh, March 18 2015

Biomechanical studies show that manually moving a supine patient to a sitting position at the edge of the bed (and back again) is one of the most harmful daily tasks for caregivers.

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Topics: Work Related Injuries, Preventable

Lumbar overload: everyday caregiving tasks that cause needless injury

By ArjoHuntleigh, March 16 2015

Lower back disorders are one of the most frequent causes of work-related injury and absenteeism among healthcare professionals.

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Topics: Work Related Injuries, Preventable

Handle with care

By ArjoHuntleigh, March 12 2015

Inactivity and prolonged bed rest puts residents in long-term care at serious risk of adverse affects, including depression and pressure ulcers. 

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Topics: Work Related Injuries, Preventable

A patient may lose up to 20% muscle strength after only one week of immobility

By ArjoHuntleigh, March 9 2015

Bed rest is a common treatment option for patients that are critically ill or have a clinical condition that results inreduced mobility – but it can have serious adverse health consequences.

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Topics: Work Related Injuries, Preventable

Bed rest: the treatment option that may harm your patient

By ArjoHuntleigh, March 9 2015

In less than 24 hours multiple body systems are affected by adverse changes associated with immobility

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Topics: Pressure Ulcers, Preventable

Manual Patient Handling: Addressing the risk of caregiver injury

By ArjoHuntleigh, March 5 2015

A majority of caregivers will suffer back injuries directly or indirectly related to manual patient handling at some point in their career. 

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Topics: Work Related Injuries, Preventable

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