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Assault Or Violence In Nursing Profession

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Again disease or chemicals are not the only factors, but musculoskeletal injuries and assaults or violence also plays a role in making nursing profession hazardous. There are many tasks like transferring a patient from bed to wheelchair or bed side commode, turning or repositioning a patient in bed and giving bath to a patient. All these tasks exerts a lot of pressure and strain on the nurses back, legs, neck, and shoulders, leaving a nurse with some minor injuries. But repeated injury of these type for over a long period along with aging leads to disability or severe spinal injuries. Now talking about assaults or violence. A nurse in her career has to face so many instances involving abuse or threat from a patient’s family members, things
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