J Santos Baptista

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BACKGROUND Studies concerning indoor thermal conditions are very important in defining the satisfactory comfort range in health care facilities. OBJECTIVE This study focuses on the evaluation of the thermal comfort sensation felt by surgeons and nurses, in an orthopaedic surgical room of a Portuguese hospital. METHODS Two cases are assessed, with and(More)
BACKGROUND Musculoskeletal disorders are one of the most common work-related diseases. Frequently this association is thought to have a temporal cause-effect relation. The absence of accessible diagnostic criteria and ethological cause-effect demonstration are probably important reasons for the lack of good evidence data on these pathologies. OBJECTIVE(More)
The main objective of this study was to synthesize scientific knowledge in order to characterize Whole Body Vibration (WBV) in open pit mining: sources, measurements methodologies and main effects on health. A review based on PRISMA Statement was done. Inclusion criteria were research on WBV in mining, published after 1990 and written in English.(More)
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