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Case Study: WMU Study Explained Lift Assist Backrest
This study was completed to determine how the design of a stretcher affects the risk of musculoskeletal disorder on an HCP when respositioning a patient.
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This study was completed to determine how the design of a stretcher affects the risk of musculoskeletal disorder on an HCP when respositioning a patient, an independent study asked participants to raise and lower a backrest and knee gatch on stretchers of varying design each loaded with 300lb. The study found that implementing Stryker's Prime Series stretcher with Electric Backrest can help reduce the risk of lower back disorder to 1% for a HCP when repositioning a patient. 


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