One approach to patient lifting.

  • E Haley
  • Published 1994 in The Canadian nurse


In 1990, Canadian hospitals reported 30,487 time-loss injuries. Fifty-three percent were sustained by nurses. Almost half were back injuries. Back injury is now recognized as one of the major reasons for ill-health retirement from nursing. Not only is it the most frequent injury sustained by nurses. It also is the most debilitating. 


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@article{Haley1994OneAT, title={One approach to patient lifting.}, author={E Haley}, journal={The Canadian nurse}, year={1994}, volume={90 1}, pages={57-8} }