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Safe Patient Handling and Movement: A Practical Guide for Health Care Professionals

Publication Year:
2005
Edition:
1st
Author:
Nelson, Audrey L.
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
ISBN:
978-0-82-616363-9
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Description
This book presents best practices in safe patient handling and movement and includes approaches to caregiver safety.
Nurse and hospital administrators, clinicians, clinical managers, risk managers, and those involved in procurement and implementation of patient handling technologies in the health care environment will find this a practical resource for improving care and protecting staff from unnecessary injury.

Caregiver safety approaches include:
* Evidence-based standards for safe patient movement and prevention of musculoskeletal injuries
* An overview of available equipment and technology
* Architectural designs for ergonomically safe patient care space
* Institutional policies, such as use of lift teams
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Nelson, Audrey L.
ISBN:
978-0-82-616363-9
Specialty:
  • Critical Care
  • General Interest Nursing
  • Gerontology
  • Management & Administration
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
Language:
English
Edition:
1st
Pages:
280
Publication Year:
2005

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