The Resource Safe patient handling and movement : a guide for nurses and other health care providers, [edited by] Audrey L. Nelson, (electronic resource)

Safe patient handling and movement : a guide for nurses and other health care providers, [edited by] Audrey L. Nelson, (electronic resource)

Label
Safe patient handling and movement : a guide for nurses and other health care providers
Title
Safe patient handling and movement
Title remainder
a guide for nurses and other health care providers
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Audrey L. Nelson
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Did you know that an estimated 12% of nurses leave the profession annually because of back injuries and that over half of RNs complain of chronic back pain?. This book presents best practices in safe patient handling and movement. 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
Cataloging source
N$T
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RT87.T72
LC item number
S24 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2006 H-490
  • WY 100.2
NLM item number
S128 2006
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • ebrary
  • Nelson, Audrey
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Transport of sick and wounded
  • Patients
  • Nursing
  • Transport des malades et des blessés
  • Patients
  • Soins infirmiers
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Transport of sick and wounded
  • Nursing
  • Patients
  • Electronic books
  • Transportation of Patients
  • Accidents, Occupational
  • Back Injuries
  • Safety Management
Label
Safe patient handling and movement : a guide for nurses and other health care providers, [edited by] Audrey L. Nelson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Part I: Introduction -- Scope of the Problem / James W. Collins and Nancy N. Menzel -- Myths and Facts About Back Injuries in Nursing / Audrey L. Nelson, Guy Fragala, and Nancy N. Menzel -- Consequences of Unsafe Patient Handling Practices / Audrey L. Nelson -- Variations in High-Risk Patient Handling Tasks by Practice Setting / Audrey L. Nelson -- Part II: Best Practices -- Evidence-Based Guidelines for Patient Assessment, Care Planning, and Caregiving Practices in Safe Patient Handling and Movement / Audrey L. Nelson -- Patient Handling Technologies / John D. Lloyd -- After-Action Reviews / Mary Matz -- Lift Teams: A Proven Method to Reduce Back Injury in Healthcare Workers / William Charney -- Unit-Based Peer Safety Leaders to Promote Safe Patient Handling / Mary Matz -- Safe Lifting Policies / James W Collins -- Part III: Special Challenges in Patient Handling -- Preventing Injuries When Taking Care of Special Needs Patients / Hans-Peter de Ruiter and MaryAnn Burke de Ruiter -- Physical Environment for Provision of Nursing Care: Design for Safe Patient Handling / Jocelyn Villeneuve -- Ergonomic Workplace Assessments of Patient Handling Environments / Guy Fragala and Audrey L. Nelson -- Part IV: Future Directions -- Being a Change Agent and Advocate for Safe Patient Handling / Laureen G. Doloresco
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 262 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780826163646
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)319336159
  • (OCoLC)ocn319336159
Label
Safe patient handling and movement : a guide for nurses and other health care providers, [edited by] Audrey L. Nelson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Part I: Introduction -- Scope of the Problem / James W. Collins and Nancy N. Menzel -- Myths and Facts About Back Injuries in Nursing / Audrey L. Nelson, Guy Fragala, and Nancy N. Menzel -- Consequences of Unsafe Patient Handling Practices / Audrey L. Nelson -- Variations in High-Risk Patient Handling Tasks by Practice Setting / Audrey L. Nelson -- Part II: Best Practices -- Evidence-Based Guidelines for Patient Assessment, Care Planning, and Caregiving Practices in Safe Patient Handling and Movement / Audrey L. Nelson -- Patient Handling Technologies / John D. Lloyd -- After-Action Reviews / Mary Matz -- Lift Teams: A Proven Method to Reduce Back Injury in Healthcare Workers / William Charney -- Unit-Based Peer Safety Leaders to Promote Safe Patient Handling / Mary Matz -- Safe Lifting Policies / James W Collins -- Part III: Special Challenges in Patient Handling -- Preventing Injuries When Taking Care of Special Needs Patients / Hans-Peter de Ruiter and MaryAnn Burke de Ruiter -- Physical Environment for Provision of Nursing Care: Design for Safe Patient Handling / Jocelyn Villeneuve -- Ergonomic Workplace Assessments of Patient Handling Environments / Guy Fragala and Audrey L. Nelson -- Part IV: Future Directions -- Being a Change Agent and Advocate for Safe Patient Handling / Laureen G. Doloresco
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 262 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780826163646
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)319336159
  • (OCoLC)ocn319336159

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