February 2000 | Journal of Healthcare Safety, Compliance & Infection Control™
Abstract: A six-year review of the results of the lift team model as an injury management solution. The study concludes that lift team intervention has reduced the frequency and severity of nursing injuries that result from patient handling. Lift team intervention is believed to have improved nursing morale and patient satisfaction. Lift team intervention programs do prevent work-related injuries and should be considered by patient care institutions.
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