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Author Nelson, Audrey L
Title Safe Patient Handling and Movement : A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Providers
Imprint New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2005
©2006
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Biosketches -- Foreword -- Preface -- About the Editor -- Acknowledgment -- Part I: Introduction -- 1. Scope of the Problem -- 2. Myths and Facts About Back Injuries in Nursing -- 3. Consequences of Unsafe Patient Handling Practices -- 4. Variations in High-Risk Patient Handling Tasks by Practice Setting -- Part II: Best Practices -- 5. Evidence-Based Guidelines for Patient Assessment, Care Planning, and Caregiving Practices in Safe Patient Handling and Movement -- 6. Patient Handling Technologies -- 7. After-Action Reviews -- 8. Lift Teams: A Proven Method to Reduce Back Injury in Healthcare Workers -- 9. Unit-Based Peer Safety Leaders to Promote Safe Patient Handling -- 10. Safe Lifting Policies -- Part III: Special Challenges in Patient Handling -- 11. Preventing Injuries When Taking Care of Special Needs Patients -- 12. Physical Environment for Provision of Nursing Care: Design for Safe Patient Handling -- 13. Ergonomic Workplace Assessments of Patient Handling Environments -- Part IV: Future Directions -- 14. Being a Change Agent and Advocate for Safe Patient Handling -- Appendix: Sample Safe Lifting Policy for Hospital/Nursing Homes -- Glossary -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- I -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Nelson, Audrey L. Safe Patient Handling and Movement : A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Providers New York : Springer Publishing Company,c2005 9780826163639
Subject Transport of sick and wounded.;Patients -- Positioning.;Nursing
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Alt Author Audrey L Nelson Phd, Rn
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