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Patient Handling Equipment Market Is Expecting Worldwide Growth By 2021

February 3, 2017 6:07 pm Published by

Healthcare organisation are increasing the adoption of patient handling equipment to avoid the injuries often caused by manual handling. Patient handling tasks includes transferring, lifting, and re-positioning (turning patients in bed, giving patients baths on the bed, patient dressings, etc.) Patient handling equipment include stretchers, I.V. poles and accessories, operating table pads, armboard pads, wheelchair, medical beds, and scooters. Stretchers, wheelchairs, and scooters are used for moving patients who require medical care. Medical beds allow patients to change position for comfort and provide a comfortable sleep environment. Patient handling comprises the lifting, lowering, holding, pushing, or pulling of patients. Patient handling equipment are mobility, disability, and rehabilitation equipment specifically designed to provide comfort and quality of sleep to hospitalised patients... View Article

How to choose a franchise

December 12, 2016 11:16 am Published by

Franchising is a means of starting and running your own business with a very high success rate, providing you choose a good franchise in the first place. There are never any guarantees in business, but you can increase your confidence and chances of success by following these key steps when considering franchise opportunities. Step 1 bfa membership. Whilst it is not a guarantee of business success, it does ensure that the franchisor has been independently measured using established membership criteria against a code of ethical franchising. Only those that pass the rigorous process can join – many are not able to reach the standards we set and uphold. Step 2 Your finances. Levels of investment range greatly from smaller amounts, that you... View Article