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Emergency moves are used when it is necessary to get a person to safety, quickly.  Urgent and emergency moves can be high risk for the caregiver and the patient. Remember to use proper ergonomics with a straight back, head up and using the legs to lift. Roll up and grasp the clothing firmly, using the palm of the hands facing up, behind the neck of the patient. Holding firmly walk backwards, dragging the patient.