Specializes in telemetry, med-surg, post op, ICU.
Has 4 years experience.
Lift with your knees and not your back has been drilled into nurses as often as patient safety comes first. Just follow these body mechanics rules, and you will protect your back, nurses are told. The only problem is that it isn’t true, and everyone but nurses knows all about it. You are reading page 10 of Nurses: You've Been LIED to about your Back and Body Mechanics. If you want to start from the beginning Go to First Page.