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

@article{Rood2019AssessmentOM,
  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 L. Pate},
  journal={Journal of Agromedicine},
  year={2019},
  volume={24},
  pages={35 - 45}
}
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… Expand
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Risk factors and prevalence of work-related injuries and accidents among veterinarians in India
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Kicking by animals and needlestick injuries were the most frequent physical hazards and Veterinarians are at risk of work-related injuries, including automobile accidents. Expand

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