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1

defined as the safest and most efficient method of using your body to gain a mechanical advantage.

body mechanics

2

should be performed when there is an immediate danger to the patient and the rescuer.

emergency move

3

another extreme of poor posture is slouch or __________.

kyphosis

4

one extreme of poor posture is sway back or excessive_______.

lordosis

5

when there is no immediate life threat to the patient and the patient can be move in normal manner.

nonurgent move

6

a grip with your palm and fingers should come into complete contact with the object and all fingers should be bent at the same angle

power grip

7

is the best defense against injury and protects the patient with a safe and stable move.

power lift

8

should be performed when there is an immediate life threat to the patient and the must be move quickly and transported for care.

urgent move