Manual Handling for Nurses

by AM Rajinikanth

Manual handling operations means any transporting or supporting of a load, (including the lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving thereof) by hand or by bodily force. This book attempts to provide essential knowledge about manual handling for nurses. Since the felt needs for nurses in this area are so high, the topics in this book may serve them adequately. Theory part of manual handling will be so helpful to expand the willingness and understanding of the students/staffs. Sufficient information in relation to manual handling such as anatomy and physiology of spine, postures, ergonomics, safe manual handling, manual handling risks and manual handling training are given. Glossary is given at the end of the book for more understanding of terms.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Rajinikanth AM Vergemount Area 2, Dublin 6, Ireland; Vidyakirana Institute of Nursing Sciences, Bengaluru, India
Vidyakirana Institute of Nursing Sciences, Bengaluru, India
Vidyakirana Institute of Nursing Sciences, Bangalore
Vidyakirana Institute of Nursing Sciences, Bangalore, India
ISBN 9788184488159
Speciality Medical Surgical Nursing
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11340
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2010
Pages 110
Book Type Textbook

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