Biomechanical and organizational risk and prevalence of low back pain in the old adults caregivers of a nursing home in Joao Pessoa/PB.

@article{Ribeiro2012BiomechanicalAO,
  title={Biomechanical and organizational risk and prevalence of low back pain in the old adults caregivers of a nursing home in Joao Pessoa/PB.},
  author={S{\^a}nzia Bezerra Ribeiro and Maria Claudia Gatto C{\'a}rdia and Lais Cristina Almeida},
  journal={Work},
  year={2012},
  volume={41 Suppl 1},
  pages={1933-9}
}
The objective present study was to investigate the presence of low back pain in caregivers of a nursing home, related with the labored activities executed by these workers. 16 subjects were investigated, 15 female and one male, with 40,8 age average all being caregivers as their profession. It consisted of three phases, where the first concerns the analysis… CONTINUE READING