Flashcard 6 - Safety and Infection Control Flashcard Set for the NCLEX-PN Exam

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The correct answer is:

ergonomics


Explanation:

Using proper body ergonomics is another principle that applies to clients as well as healthcare team members. Educate your client about, and personally practice, these principles:

  • Lift using your legs and not your back.
  • Use proper posture when sitting.
  • Do not use bending or twisting motions.
  • Use suitable safety equipment when needed, such as ear plugs when near loud noises.

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