Manual handling and nursing children
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Manual handling and nursing children

Rachel Sales Lecturer, Children’s Nursing, University of the West of England, Bristol
Jane Utting Senior Lecturer, Children’s Nursing, Homerton College Cambridge, School of Health Care Studies

The aim of this article is to highlight some of the unique challenges relating to handling children, such as: their stage of physical and cognitive development, their position in relation to the carer’s centre of gravity, their level of comprehension and their ability to communicate.

Nursing Children and Young People. 14, 2,37-42. doi: 10.7748/paed2002.03.14.2.37.c788