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Guide to the Handling of Patients

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1.10 LBS
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    Guide To the Handling of Patients

    Fourth Edition 138 Pages
    by Corlett, Tarling, Troup, and Wright

    The Guide To The Handling of Patients is published in the United States and Canada by IMPACC USA. Tens of thousands of copies have been purchased by hospitals, acute and long term care nursing centers, home care agencies and nursing schools throughout the world. The Guide is considered the definitive source for information about the handling of patients and was written in conjunction with leading authorities worldwide.

    IMPACC USA is proud to offer this exceptional book for use in preventing back injuries to the healthcare providers of North America. It provides the basis for permanent, long term back injury prevention.


    Topics Include:

    • Ergonomics and Healthcare
    • Assessing the Handling Risk
    • The Management Responsibility
    • Principles of Patient Handling
    • Posture and Movement of the Nurse
    • Patient Handling
    • Sitting and Standing
    • Washing and Bathing
    • Preventative Approaches
    • Assessment of Need and Care Plan
    • Promoting Patient Independence
    • Basic Handling Equipment
    • The Bed... Types and Procedures
    • Toiletting and Clothing
    • The Falling and Fallen Patient
    • Epidemiology of Back Injury
    • Emergency Patient-handling Techniques and Methods of Evacuation
    • Special Patient Needs


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