February 2004, Volume 34 Number 2 , p 8 - 10
© 2004 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Volume 34(2) February 2004 p 8–10 Giving each other a lift [LETTERS]
MARTIN, KATHLEEN M. RN, CLC, BS
Mount Pleasant, Mich.
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I'd like to respond to the question posed by Terence K. Mason regarding men in nursing ( Letters , September 2003). Mr. Mason asks, “I wonder who helps with the lifting and turning when no guys are around?”
I can assure Mr. Mason that we don't need a guy to help lift or turn our patients. All nurses should be trained in proper body mechanics. ...