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A detailed analysis of musculoskeletal disorder risk factors among Japanese nurses.
INTRODUCTION Although Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) represent a common occupational problem, few epidemiological studies have investigated MSD risk factors among Asian nurses, particularly those in… Expand
Musculoskeletal disorders self-reported by dentists in Queensland, Australia.
BACKGROUND Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) represent an important occupational health issue in dentistry. Given the significance of this topic, we considered it necessary to investigate the… Expand
Occupational health problems in modern dentistry: a review.
Despite numerous technical advances in recent years, many occupational health problems still persist in modern dentistry. These include percutaneous exposure incidents (PEI); exposure to infectious… Expand
Musculoskeletal disorders among rural Australian nursing students.
AIM To investigate the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) among rural Australian nursing students and compare the results with other international studies. METHOD AND ANALYSIS A… Expand
Musculoskeletal complaints and psychosocial risk factors among Chinese hospital nurses.
BACKGROUND Musculoskeletal complaints represent a common occupational problem for health care workers throughout the world. Despite their sizeable numbers, however, few epidemiological studies have… Expand
Needlestick and sharps injuries among nursing students.
AIMS This paper reports the first investigation of the prevalence and nature of needlestick injuries among Australian nursing students. BACKGROUND Needlestick and sharps injuries are the most… Expand
Musculoskeletal disorders among hospital nurses in rural Japan.
- D. Smith, N. Kondo, E. Tanaka, H. Tanaka, K. Hirasawa, Z. Yamagata
- Rural and remote health
- 19 December 2003
INTRODUCTION Although musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) represent a significant occupational problem for hospital nurses, few investigations target nurses in rural facilities. This study investigated… Expand
An international review of tobacco smoking in the medical profession: 1974–2004
BackgroundTobacco smoking by physicians represents a contentious issue in public health, and regardless of what country it originates from, the need for accurate, historical data is paramount. As… Expand
Epidemiology of Musculoskeletal Symptoms Among Korean Hospital Nurses
- D. Smith, M. Choe, Mi Yang Jeon, Young Ran Chae, Gyeong Ju An, Jae Sim Jeong
- International journal of occupational safety and…
- 1 January 2005
We investigated the epidemiology of musculoskeletal symptoms (MSS) among a complete cross-section of 330 nurses from a large Korean hospital, by means of a questionnaire survey (response rate:… Expand
Musculoskeletal disorders among professional nurses in mainland China.
- D. Smith, N. Wei, L. Kang, R. Wang
- Journal of professional nursing : official…
- 1 November 2004
Although musculoskeletal disorders represent a significant occupational issue for professional nurses worldwide, few epidemiological studies have been conducted in mainland China. Therefore, we… Expand