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<p>While the operating room is on the cutting edge in innovative technology and procedures, the ability to safely handle and reposition patients too often is stuck in the past. The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses is emphasizing the risk of injury to healthcare workers in moving and handling surgical patients, and has issued guidelines and toolkits to address the issue.</p>

Patient Handling Challenges for the OR Nurse

AORN guidelines stress equipment needs, ergonomic science