Make the right moves to protect your patient and your back.
Make the right moves to protect your back and your patient&#x2014;especially if she&#x0027;s debilitated or overweight.
Richard L. Pullen is professor of nursing and assistant director of the ADN program at Amarillo College in Amarillo, Tex., and a member of the Nursing2008 editorial advisory board.
Special thanks to the nursing staff at Doylestown Hospital in Doylestown, Pa., for assistance with these photos. Photos by Gary Donnelly