Evaluation: Hillrom Viking XL Bariatric Mobile Patient Lift
July 17, 2019 | Evaluations & Guidance
Here's how the Hillrom Viking XL compares with the other products we've evaluated.
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The Viking XL is a very good choice for hospitals looking for a bariatric mobile patient lift to hoist and transfer patients unable to bear their own weight. Our findings are based on in-house lab testing, clinical literature review, and user feedback. The Viking XL can be used for ambulation in conjunction with Hillrom's ambulation accessories. The lift has many soft accessories (e.g., slings) to accommodate a wide variety of tasks and patient types. Hillrom provides a readily available guide listing compatible cleaning solutions for its lifts, including the Viking XL. This chart includes a disinfectant that is effective at killing Clostridium difficile(C. diff).The Viking XL. (Image courtesy of Hillrom.)