Figure 1-31. Completing the move.
Step: With the patient safely transferred to the X-ray table, the move is completed.
f. Moving the Heavier Patient. After you have prepared the draw sheet and
assembled your four to six movers, you are now ready to follow the steps shown in
figures 1-32 and 1-33.
Figure 1-32. Positioning and preparing for the move.
Steps: 1. Movers (on stretcher side) hold stretcher flush
against the table with stretcher wheels locked.
2. Movers loosen and roll each side of the draw sheet
toward patient to form handholds.
3. Mover (at head of table) supports patient's head.