To move a patient away from you, let the arm holding the patient slide on the
surface away from you while:
a. You shift your weight forward from rear to front foot.
b. You shift your weight equally on each foot.
You shift your weight backward from front to rear foot.
d. None of the above.
Which one of the following is not one of the principles that apply to moving or lifting
a. Face the direction of movement.
b. Use large muscle groups of legs, arms, and shoulder.
Push, pull, slide, or roll a heavy object.
d. Allow the patient to roll to your side as this will reduce back strain.
When moving the mattress up, you should:
a. Stand in front of the bed and grasp the mattress.
b. Stand behind the head of the bed and grasp the mattress.
Brace your hip against the bed while pulling.
d. Stand on either side of the bed and pull the mattress up.
To turn a patient on his side, when you are working alone, always:
a. Turn the patient toward you.
b. Turn the patient away from you.
Turn the patient toward the center of the bed.
d. Turn the patient toward the outer edge of the bed.