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Author Tuohy-Main, Kate, 1950-

Title A manual of handling people : implementing a no-lift approach / Kate Tuohy-Main
Edition Second edition
Published New Lambton Heights, N.S.W. : Tuohy Main, 1999


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  363.156 Tuo/Moh 1999  AVAILABLE
 MELB  363.156 Tuo/Moh 1999  AVAILABLE
Description xxiii, 342 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents 1. Responsibilities in the workplace to reduce injury -- 3. Risk identification -- 3. Risk assessment: factors to consider -- 4. Risk control -- 5. Caring for your back -- 6. Injury management -- 7. Client assessment -- 8. Bed mobility -- 9. Assessing and assisting clients to stand, sit and walk -- 10. Transferring a weight-bearing client -- 11. Transferring a partially weight-bearing client -- 12. Manual-handling equipment, transferring a non-weight-bearing client -- 13. Toileting with dignity -- 14. Handling a fall -- Appendixes
Summary Based on an international background in both education and experience, Kate Tuohy-Main presents a comprehensive manual designed to assist with injury prevention to health care workers and their clients. This systematic holistic approach to client assessment and the manual handling of people is fully illustrated. The contents of this manual will enable employers, supervisors and employees to identify, assess and control the risks involved with the moving and handling of clients intheir care
Notes 1st edition, 1994, published under title: A manual of handling people : a health and safety guide for carers
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 315-319
Subject Back -- Wounds and injuries -- Prevention.
Back -- Wounds and injuries.
Industrial safety -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
Hospital patients -- Transportation -- Safety measures.
Lifting and carrying -- Safety measures.
Industrial safety -- Law and legislation.
Nursing -- Safety measures.
Lifting and carrying.
Patient handling
Patients -- Positioning -- Safety measures.
Transport of sick and wounded.
Back Pain -- prevention & control.
Transportation of Patients -- methods.
ISBN 0958591202