This information is not intended to be, nor should it be considered an alternative to a patient assessment by a qualified medical professional. This algorithm is only a tool, and other solutions may be required. Please view the owner's / user's manual for further information on Invacare products.

The Safe Patient Handling Algorithms have been developed by VISN 8 Patient Safety Center at 11605 N. Nebraska Avenue 673/118M, Tampa, FL 33612-5738.

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