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Straight Forward Back Care for Nurses (2 Parts)

Synopsis
Back problems are common among nurses and carers, with about 40% developing back trouble. This film deals with correct lifting techniques and back care, incorporating the 1993 Health & Safety Guidelines showing various ways of moving patients who are unable to move themselves. Intended to be used as part of a training programme on back care and manual handling.
1: Anatomy of the back, assessment of the move, planning the life, general back care, summary, triggers for discussion.
2: Sitting the patient forward, the shoulder lift, turning patients, the bear hug, collapsed patients, summary, triggers for discussion.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 20, 26 min.
Year of production
1994
Availability
Sale; 1996 sale: £75.00 (inclusive)
Documentation
Accompanying handbook.
Uses
Nurses and carers.
Subjects
Health & safety; Medical sciences
Keywords
back pain; lifting techniques; manual handling techniques; trigger videos

Credits

Director
Peter Phillips
Producer
Peter Phillips
Writer
Malcolm B Yorston

Sections

Title
Anatomy, assessment, planning and general back care.
Synopsis
1: Anatomy of the back, assessment of the move, planning the life, general back care, summary, triggers for discussion.

Title
Moving patients
Synopsis
2: Sitting the patient forward, the shoulder lift, turning patients, the bear hug, collapsed patients, summary, triggers for discussion.

Distributor

Name

University of Southampton, Computing Services, e.media

Email
e.media@soton.ac.uk
Web
http://www.iss.soton.ac.uk/e.media/Frames/main1_frameset.html External site opens in new window
Phone
023 8059 2330
Fax
023 8059 3005
Address
Building 2
Highfield
Southampton
SO17 1BJ

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