Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in dentists

@article{Alexopoulos2004PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in dentists},
  author={Evangelos Alexopoulos and Ioanna-Christina Stathi and Fotini Charizani},
  journal={BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders},
  year={2004},
  volume={5},
  pages={16 - 16}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of musculoskeletal complaints in dentists is high although relatively few studies had focus in this profession. The aim of this study was to investigate the relations between physical, psychosocial, and individual characteristics and different endpoints of musculoskeletal complaints of low back, neck, shoulders and hand/wrist. METHODS A questionnaire survey was carried out among 430 dentists (response 88%) in Thessaloniki, Greece. Questions include data on physical… CONTINUE READING
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