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Why Ergonomics in the medical field is important

The importance of comfort for nurses should be a foremost consideration in the office or facility where the care of patients is performed. Discomfort, due to repetitive motions, makes it more difficult for nurses to do their job efficiently. With a healthcare staff that is comfortable, there is less chance for errors.

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Ergonomic Workstation on Wheels Checklist for Nurses

Workstations on wheels have made patient care easier and safer. They have become more common in the healthcare setting. Some guidance from Cornell University will aid in assuring that powered computer carts are safe and effective. This checklist relates to computer carts rather than medication carts and can be used to evaluate a number of carts or just one.

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