Effect of nursing assistance tools on preventing musculoskeletal pain among staff in schools for disabled children.

@article{Muto2008EffectON,
  title={Effect of nursing assistance tools on preventing musculoskeletal pain among staff in schools for disabled children.},
  author={Shigeki Muto and Takashi Muto and Akihiko Seo and Tsutomu Yoshida and Kazushi Taoda and Misuzu Watanabe},
  journal={Journal of occupational health},
  year={2008},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={245-50}
}
Objective is to clarify whether nursing assistance tools (a mat with attached handles, a pair of trousers with knee pads and a waist holding belt) prevent musculoskeletal pain, such as low back pain and upper arm pain, and depression, and improve the burden on the lower back and upper arm among staff in schools for disabled children. This study design was a non-randomized intervention trial. The subjects were 41 staff in two schools for disabled children in Japan. Nursing assistance tools were… CONTINUE READING

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