Monday, April 02, 2007

Being Fat Can Seriously Damage Someone Else's Health

A Doctor in the UK has said one of the main causes of back-pain in nurses and other staff in the Country's National Health Service is bigger and bigger patients.

The need to move patients from beds to operating tables can lead to twisted spines and undue pressure on bones and muscles said Dr Matthew Bennett of the British Chiropractor Association.

A Department Of Health spokeswoman said that staff were advised to use equipment to lift and move patients.

The Truthiness Blog Says ; Don't be surprised when the nurse moves you onto the trolley with a forklift.

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