Objective measures of adoption of patient lift and transfer devices to reduce nursing staff injuries in the hospital setting.

TitleObjective measures of adoption of patient lift and transfer devices to reduce nursing staff injuries in the hospital setting.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
JournalAmerican journal of industrial medicine
Volume54
Issue12
Pagination935-45
Date Published2011 Dec
ISSN0271-3586
AbstractInterventions to reduce patient-handling injuries in the hospital setting are often evaluated based on their effect on outcomes such as injury rates. Measuring intervention adoption could address how and why observed trends in the outcome occurred.
URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajim.20998
DOI10.1002/ajim.20998
PubMed Linkhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22068724?dopt=Abstract
Short TitleAm J Ind Med