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Safer patient handling.

Authors
Nelson AL; Collins J; Knibbe H; Cookson K; de Castro AB; Whipple KL
Source
Nurs Manage 2007 Mar; 38(3):26-32
NIOSHTIC No.
20033066
Abstract
Sort through the myths and facts to determine how you uphold best practices for patient lifting.
Keywords
Work-environment; Safety-measures; Safety-practices; Occupational-hazards; Health-care-personnel; Musculoskeletal-system-disorders; Risk-factors; Manual-lifting; Biomechanics; Body-mechanics; Body-weight; Risk-factors; Risk-analysis; Equipment-design
Publication Date
20070301
Document Type
Journal Article; Academic/Scholarly; Lay Publication
Fiscal Year
2007
Issue of Publication
3
ISSN
0744-6314
NIOSH Division
DSR
Priority Area
Healthcare and Social Assistance
Source Name
Nursing Management
State
FL; WV; WA; UT
Page last reviewed: May 5, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division