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What can happen to a frail person during a wheelchair transfer?
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Dr. Parvez Fatteh
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: Fracture fear
A fall and associated fracture, particularly of the hip, is the biggest fear during a transfer. In addition, you have to be careful of a tear of the skin during a transfer if there is any existing skin breakdown.

In brief: Fracture fear
A fall and associated fracture, particularly of the hip, is the biggest fear during a transfer. In addition, you have to be careful of a tear of the skin during a transfer if there is any existing skin breakdown.
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