Summary: Discusses musculoskeletal injuries common to nurses and health care aides. Examines human body mechanics and offers lifting techniques to prevent back injury. Topics include: safe range of motion and dynamic postures, patient positioning, modifying the work environment
A Medical Officer of Health, Public Health Nurses, designer, evaluator and 2 clients describe the early intervention program designed by Capital Health in collaboration with Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission. A program to help assess drinking habits for people whose use of alcohol is starting to cause problems in their lives.