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Lifting and exertion injuries decrease after implementation of an integrated hospital-wide safe patient handling and mobilisation programme

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  • Jack T Dennerlein Department of Physical Therapy, Movement, and Rehabilitation Sciences, Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Department of Environmental Health and The Center for Work, Health, and Wellbeing, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Elizabeth (Tucker) O'Day Department of Occupational Health Services, Partners HealthCare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Deborah F Mulloy Center for Nursing Excellence, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jackie Somerville Patient Care Services Center for Nursing Excellence, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Anne M Stoddard Center of Community Based Research, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Christopher Kenwood New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Erin Teeple Department of Environmental Health and The Center for Work, Health, and Wellbeing, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Leslie I Boden Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Glorian Sorensen Center of Community Based Research, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences Health and The Center for Work, Health, and Wellbeing, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Dean Hashimoto Department of Occupational Health Services, Partners HealthCare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Boston College Law School, Newton Centre, Massachusetts, USA Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Jack T Dennerlein, Department of Physical Therapy, Movement, and Rehabilitation Sciences, Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Robinson Hall 301, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA; j.dennerlein{at}neu.edu
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Dennerlein JT, O'Day E(, Mulloy DF, et al
Lifting and exertion injuries decrease after implementation of an integrated hospital-wide safe patient handling and mobilisation programme

Publication history

  • Received 23 December 2015
  • Revised 15 September 2016
  • Accepted 3 October 2016
  • Published in print 1 May 2017.
  • Published online 9 April 2017.
  • Published first 25 October 2016.

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