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Back Safety for MCH Nurses

McCartney, Patricia PhD, RN, FAAN

MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: March-April 2004 - Volume 29 - Issue 2 - p 130
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Being an MCH nurse is often a backbreaking job, literally and figuratively. How can we save our backs from injury?

Patricia R. McCartney is a Clinical Professor in the School of Nursing at The State University of New York, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, and an Editorial Board Member of MCN. She can be reached at The University at Buffalo, 3435 Main Street, 812 Kimball Tower, Buffalo, NY 14214-3079 ( (

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