[Risks of manual movement of patients].

  title={[Risks of manual movement of patients].},
  author={Giovanna Spatari and Angela Carta and Nicola L'abbate and Antonio Lorusso and Francesco Draicchio},
  journal={Giornale italiano di medicina del lavoro ed ergonomia},
  volume={32 3},
The paper is a survey about Italian new rules and critical issues relative to health care manual material handling risk management. The Legislative Decree 81/2008 introduced the definition of "pathologies due to biomechanical overload". This definition is more consistent and broad than the previous one that was mainly related to spine pathologies… CONTINUE READING