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AIM To identify occupational exposures for home health-care nurses and aides. BACKGROUND Home health-care workers' occupational injury rates in the USA are higher than the national average, yet research on causative exposures and hazards is limited. METHODS Participants were interviewed about annual frequency of occupational exposures and hazards.(More)
Population demographics in the United States are rapidly changing with increased dependence on home healthcare (HHC) by an aging population, patients suffering from chronic diseases, and inability to perform activities of daily living. Despite the occupational injury rates for HHC workers (HHCW) being higher than the national average, an understanding of(More)
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