Musculoskeletal pain among Minnesota dental hygienists.

  title={Musculoskeletal pain among Minnesota dental hygienists.},
  author={Joy B Osborn and Kathleen J Newell and Joel D. Rudney and Jill L. Stoltenberg},
  journal={Journal of dental hygiene : JDH},
  volume={64 3},
Using a 33-item questionnaire, this study was conducted to determine the nature and prevalence of musculoskeletal pain in dental hygienists, and its effects on clinical practice. An 89% response was obtained from a random sample of 493 dental hygienists. Results revealed that 68% of the respondents reported having musculoskeletal pain in eight body… CONTINUE READING