The Illustrated Guide to Safe Patient Handling and Movement

The Illustrated Guide to Safe Patient Handling and Movement

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This is a practical guide to the history, rationale, and fundamentals of safe patient handling and movement (SPHM). the book will include nursing care plans, algorithms for decision making in specific lifting and movement situations, the history of body mechanics (i.e., how the nurse/caregiver positions her body to avoid injury), risk assessment, and the position statements and regulatory guidelines from OSHA, CDC, NIOSH, and ANA. the book will contain numerous photographs of handling and movement techniques using equipment from the principal manufacturers as well as descriptions on how to uCaregivers who routinely perform unsafe (manual) patient lifting and repositioning are at great risk for MSDs and ... The safe patient-handling program was developed by the Department ofVeterans Affairs (VHA) VISN 8 Patient Safety Center ofanbsp;...


Title:The Illustrated Guide to Safe Patient Handling and Movement
Author:Audrey Nelson (PhD.), Kathleen Motacki, Nancy Nivison Menzel
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2009-03-27
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