Transfer support equipment based on caregivers' technique

Takuro Hatsukari, Norihisa Miyake, Yasuhisa Hirata, Kazuhiro Kosuge

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Abstract

In recent years, many caregivers adopt the concept of Body Mechanics as the one of nursing care technique, for example Kinaestetik, Nursing Biomechanics, and so on. The concept is defined as the support of Patients' natural movement. We take Body Mechanics as the ergonomie method, and propose the method for quantitative analysis of both a patient and a caregiver. In this article, we proposed the transfer assist equipment based on Body Mechanics and demonstrated the effectiveness of the equipment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2286-2293
Number of pages8
JournalNihon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu, C Hen/Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part C
Volume76
Issue number769
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Sep
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Body mechanics
  • Human engineering
  • Medical and welfare assistance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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