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Manual handling risk management: critical care beds and support systems / Howard Griffiths; Thomas Griffiths

Nursing Standard, Volume: 20, Issue: 32, Pages: 45 - 53

Swansea University Author: Thomas, Griffiths

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Abstract

This paper reviews the reduction of manual handling risk to nurses by use of technical and ergononiic features of critical care heds and support systems. The paper discusses different types of manual handling equipment such as trolleys, beds and patient platform support surfaces.

Published in: Nursing Standard
ISSN: 0029-6570 2047-9018
Published: London Royal College of Nursing 2006
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa38196
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Abstract: This paper reviews the reduction of manual handling risk to nurses by use of technical and ergononiic features of critical care heds and support systems. The paper discusses different types of manual handling equipment such as trolleys, beds and patient platform support surfaces.
Keywords: Accident prevention; Lifting; Occupational health and safety;Patients: positioning; Risk management
College: College of Human and Health Sciences
Issue: 32
Start Page: 45
End Page: 53