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1
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defined as the safest and most efficient method of using your body to gain a mechanical advantage.

A

body mechanics

2
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should be performed when there is an immediate danger to the patient and the rescuer.

A

emergency move

3
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another extreme of poor posture is slouch or __________.

A

kyphosis

4
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one extreme of poor posture is sway back or excessive_______.

A

lordosis

5
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when there is no immediate life threat to the patient and the patient can be move in normal manner.

A

nonurgent move

6
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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

A

power grip

7
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is the best defense against injury and protects the patient with a safe and stable move.

A

power lift

8
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should be performed when there is an immediate life threat to the patient and the must be move quickly and transported for care.

A

urgent move