Safe Lifting Practices for Nurses: Solving the Puzzle of Handling Patients with Care and Responsibility

This series of articles describes safe lifting practices for nurses, including assessment of a patient's handling needs, and incorporation of slings and lifts to safely move patients without causing injury to nurses.

  • Care Settings: All Care Settings
  • Clinical Focus: Safe Patient Handling & Fall Prevention
  • Content Type: Educational Programs / Tools
  • Reference: American Nurse Today. 2008 (suppl):1-16.