Improving the Safety of Patient Turning and Repositioning Tasks for Caregivers
Abbreviated Journal Title
Workplace Health Saf.
LOW-BACK-PAIN; PERCEIVED EXERTION; HOSPITAL WORKERS; NURSES; RISK; PREVALENCE; INJURIES; AIDES; STAFF; BED; Nursing
Current evidence demonstrates why turning and positioning patients in bed presents a serious occupational risk of musculoskeletal disorders for caregivers. Results of the laboratory study investigating a new method of turning and positioning patients in bed are presented. The study was designed to evaluate how this new method reduced the risk of occupational musculoskeletal disorders to caregivers and may improve outcomes for patients.
Workplace Health & Safety
"Improving the Safety of Patient Turning and Repositioning Tasks for Caregivers" (2014). Faculty Bibliography 2010s. 5333.