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How would turn a frail person in bed?
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Dr. Robert Winters
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Log-roll
The best way would be to use a sheet under the patient while he/she is flat on their back.
By lifting the sheet, you can roll the patient from one side to the other. Raise the head of the bed to a comfortable height when you are done.

In brief: Log-roll
The best way would be to use a sheet under the patient while he/she is flat on their back.
By lifting the sheet, you can roll the patient from one side to the other. Raise the head of the bed to a comfortable height when you are done.
Dr. Robert Winters
Dr. Robert Winters
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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine
In brief: Draw sheet
Easier way to turn someone who cannot readily do it on their own is to fold a bedsheet in thirds or quarters and put this on the bed over the bottom sheet and under the patient.
Then use this like a flipper to shift the patient side to side. It supports the patient along their length without having to grab and manipulate them.

In brief: Draw sheet
Easier way to turn someone who cannot readily do it on their own is to fold a bedsheet in thirds or quarters and put this on the bed over the bottom sheet and under the patient.
Then use this like a flipper to shift the patient side to side. It supports the patient along their length without having to grab and manipulate them.
Dr. Donald Alves
Dr. Donald Alves
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