Prevention of Disabling Back Injuries in Nurses by the Use of Mechanical Patient Lift Systems

Occupational back pain in nurses (OBPN) constitutes a major source of mor-bidity in the health care environment. Published in the Journal of Long-Term Effects of Medical Implants, the following article provides details about occupational back pain in nurses and the risk factors for nurses experiencing back pain. The authors detail advances in back injury prevention in health care workers.

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