The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


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Beckley Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center R.N. Diana Smith, left, Restorative N.A. Matthew Gavin, right rear, and Restorative N.A. Nichole Hylton, right front, help Korean War veteran Everett Cucumber, center, into his bed using mandatory ceiling lift technology. The Beckley VAMC’s Safe Patient Handling and Mobility initiative promises to reduce the career-ending, life-altering musculoskeletal injuries plaguing nurses nationally.