Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders for Nurses in Hospitals, Long-Term Care Facilities, and Home Health Care: A Comprehensive Review

@article{Davis2015PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders for Nurses in Hospitals, Long-Term Care Facilities, and Home Health Care: A Comprehensive Review},
  author={Kermit G. Davis and Susan E. Kotowski},
  journal={Human factors},
  year={2015},
  volume={57 5},
  pages={
          754-92
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of musculoskeletal pain and reported injuries for nurses and nursing aides. BACKGROUND Nurses and nursing aides suffer from work-related pain and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Although there have been a plethora of studies on MSDs, an overall understanding of the prevalence of MSDs and pain can lead to better prioritization of research needs with respect to the health care industry. METHOD A total of 132 articles on… CONTINUE READING
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