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- by juniper111 Jan 31Would you consider a patient that cannot transfer out of bed on their own to be bedfast? For example if they required assistance transferring to a chair.
- Jan 31 by eatmysoxRNI'd they can get in a chair I consider them chair fast. If they can walk to the bathroom but only with assistance, they are an assist. Etc.
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- Feb 2 by Oskie06If patient could bear wait and pivot with transfer they are chair fast. If they need complete assistance to transfer, they are bed bound
- Feb 5 by HmarieDPer OASIS guidelines, if a patient can tolerate being up in a chair, even if they must be transferred via hoyer lift, they are chairfast.