Handle with Care: the American Nurses Association's campaign to address work-related musculoskeletal disorders.

@article{Castro2006HandleWC,
  title={Handle with Care: the American Nurses Association's campaign to address work-related musculoskeletal disorders.},
  author={A B de Castro},
  journal={Orthopedic nursing},
  year={2006},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={356-65}
}
In response to the significant number and severity of work-related back injuries and other musculoskeletal disorders among nurses, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has launched the Handle With Care(R) campaign. The campaign seeks to build a health care industry-wide effort to prevent back and other musculoskeletal injuries. This is being done through developing partnerships and coalitions, education and training, increasing use of assistive equipment and patient-handling devices, reshaping… CONTINUE READING

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