Patient Lateral Transfer market is valued at USD 216.08 million in 2018 and expected to reach USD 413.11 million by 2025 with a CAGR of 9.70% over the forecast period.
Lateral transfer is a repositioning aid or device, which provides an easy and safe way to laterally transfer patients by dropping the friction. Patient lateral helps in many traditions like during patient transfers it reduces the risk of staff or nurses injury, involves fewer nurses or staff, minimize the time requires to transfer patient moderately to standard of care, decreases exertion that needed to transfer patients, lift up patient in one even motion, prevents friction and cut off forces during patient transfers on the patient’s skin and provides a relaxed and simple transfer experience.
Global patient lateral transfer Market report is segmented on the basis of type, applications and by regional & country level. Based upon product, global patient lateral transfer market is segmented into air assisted transfer device, slide sheets and accessories. Again, air assisted lateral transfer mattress is sub divided into type and material. Based on type, air assisted lateral transfer mattress is segmented in to regular mattress, split leg mattress, and half mattress. Based on material the air assisted lateral transfer mattress is segmented in to single patient use and reusable. Based on application the market is segmented into hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers and others.
The regions covered in this Patient lateral transfer Market report are North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. On the basis of country level, the market of Patient lateral transfer is sub divided into U.S., Mexico, Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Italy, China, Japan, India, South East Asia, Middle East Asia (UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt) GCC, Africa, etc.
Some major key players for global Patient lateral transfer market are:
The rising risk of injuries to the caregivers while handling patients, implementation of rules and regulations on minimizing manual patient handling at various hospital are major factors driving the demand for global patient lateral transfer devices. According to WHO, in 2016 prevalence of musculoskeletal conditions varies by age and diagnosis, between 20% to 30% of people across the globe live with painful musculoskeletal condition. However, lack of training to caregivers for the capable operation of patient handling equipment is a restraining factor in this market. Moreover, growing demand for home healthcare services represents significant growth opportunities in the patient lateral transfer market.
The global patient lateral transfer market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World (ROW). North America dominates global patient lateral transfer market due to rising prevalence of musculoskeletal disorder among caregivers and growing geriatric population driving the growth of the market. According to WHO, number of American ages 65 and older is projected to more than double from 46 million today to over 98 million by 2060 and the 65 and older age group’s share of the total population will rise to nearly 24% from 15%. The emerging market in Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East & Africa are expected to register robust growth during the forecast period due to increasing investment by the key players operating in these countries, growing healthcare industry and ageing population leading to growth in patient population in these countries.