Figure 1-13. Positioning the wheelchair.
Steps: 1. Wheelchair, parallel to table.
2. Brakes locked.
3. Footrest out of the way.
4. Step stool nearby.
Figure 1-14. Helping the patient to stand up.
Patient's hands on your shoulder.
Your hands under patient's arms, in axilla.
You lift as patient stands.
You pause, so patient can regain balance.