World News: 09:13 GMT Thursday 12th July 2018. [FACT.MR via Globe Newswire via SPi World News]
Rockville, MD , July 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Healthcare workers often perform a physical task, generally transferring a patient from one bed to another, from bed to stretcher, etc., hence while carrying out the transfer the force is put on the back which results in back problem and pain. To avoid all these complications, manufacturers are focusing on providing non-mechanical devices that can help in easy patient lateral transfer without causing any injuries to both the patient and healthcare workers. Meanwhile, increasing number of healthcare institutes and hospitals are also providing training to healthcare workers on properly using various techniques and materials such as transfer belts, using lateral sliding aids such as slid sheet, draw sheet, etc., to easily carry patient transfer process, reducing the number of injuries caused during transfer. Air-assisted lateral transfer mattresses are being used on a large scale to avoid the risk of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) among healthcare workers.
According to the report by Fact.MR, the global is expected to witness robust growth. The market is projected to increase to 7.0% CAGR during the forecast period 2017-2022. Owing to the increasing number of injuries among healthcare workers while transferring patient from bed to bed, stretcher to stretcher, and bed to stretcher, patient transfer devices are being used on a large scale to provide safe means of transfer. With technological advancements, manufacturers are also developing devices that can help in better patient transfer without much effort. Following are the insights on how the global patient lateral transfer market will perform in the coming years.
The report also provides a detailed profile of key players that are expected to play a major role in the expansion of global patient lateral transfer market through 2022, which include Airpal, Inc., Getinge AB, Stryker Corporation, Medline Industries, Inc., McAuley Medical, Inc., Sizewise Rentals, LLC, EZ Way, Inc., Alimed Inc., Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., and Blue Chip Medical Products, Inc.
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