Number the applicable steps for transferring a patient from wheelchair to X-ray
table (patient unable to assist), using the numbers 1 through 5.
a. _____ Movers assume their positions on either side of the chair.
b. _____ Patient hoists himself or herself onto the table.
_____ Wheelchair parallel to the table; patient facing foot end of table.
d. _____ Pivot wheelchair to face head of table.
e. _____ Mover on left, puts shoulder under patient's left axilla and left arm under
the patient's left thigh.
_____ Mover on right, puts shoulder under the patient's right axilla and right
arm under the patient's thighs.
Number the remaining applicable steps for moving a patient from wheelchair to X-
ray table (patient unable to assist) using the numbers 6 through 10.
a. _____ Movers assist the patient to lie down.
b. _____ Movers lift patient upon signal.
_____ Patient grasps mover's neck.
d. _____ Movers step forward and turn sideways to place patient on table.
e. _____ Movers grasp each other's wrists under patient's thighs.
_____ Movers join their free hands across patient's back.