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Are nurses at increased risk of getting workplace injuries?
 

Are nurses at increased risk of getting workplace injuries?

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While patient safety is always being prioritised, workplace safety for nurses seems to have largely been neglected. The number of work-related injuries in healthcare settings has increased in recent years.
 
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23 Nov 2016 - General
 
Madhubabu kaaja thank you for sharing this article to be discussed, nurses are the heavy workers in healthcare facilities,they face many health issues as they always in direct contact with patients with different diseases.
Their work can't be neglected or done by anyone but them.
They should be awared by the many safety instructions and from them how to keep themselves from musculoskeletal problems.  (Total 104 words)
Great article for discussion, Madhubabu kaaja. It is really important to emphasize on the need to maintain proper body posture while working. The article has mentioned about lifting and performing hygienic activities for patients. What was not covered was the need to maintain an upright posture when doing chart notes, working with a computer, obtaining vital signs, and preparing medicines. All of these have to be ...
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