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
Published in print: 01 March 2002