What is Hoyer Lift?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Lift

Patient lifts that come in a variety of models and types including manual, electric, and hydraulic.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Transferring difficulty 22 2
Balance problems 2 1
Improve mobility 2 0
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 0
Atrophy of muscles 1 0
Falls 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hoyer Lift

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Hoyer Lift

Dosage Patients
80mg as needed 1

Duration

Currently using Hoyer Lift

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 5
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2 patient evaluations for Hoyer Lift

Mar 16, 2009 (Started Jun 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for transferring difficulty)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5085 other Daily
Advice & Tips: WITHOUT IT I WOULD HAVE TO STAY IN BED.

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 16, 2008 (Started Jun 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for balance problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage:

  • 0 helpful marks
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