Assessment of Musculoskeletal Injuries Associated with Palpation, Infection Control Practices, and Zoonotic Disease Risks among Utah Clinical Veterinarians

  title={Assessment of Musculoskeletal Injuries Associated with Palpation, Infection Control Practices, and Zoonotic Disease Risks among Utah Clinical Veterinarians},
  author={Kerry A. Rood and Michael Lynn Pate},
  journal={Journal of Agromedicine},
  pages={35 - 45}
  • K. Rood, M. Pate
  • Published 26 October 2018
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Agromedicine
ABSTRACT Objectives: Practicing veterinarians are exposed to unique occupational hazards and zoonotic diseases. National studies have highlighted an increase risk to injuries and a lack of veterinary awareness for these hazards. In Utah (and likely other states), reports of acquired zoonoses are sporadic, and underlying risk factors poorly understood. To better clarify occupational risk factors, the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of Utah veterinarians were examined. Methods: A total sample… 
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