Quality of life and neck pain in nurses

  title={Quality of life and neck pain in nurses},
  author={Lucy E Joslin and C. Davis and P. Dolan and E. Clark},
  journal={International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health},
  • Lucy E Joslin, C. Davis, +1 author E. Clark
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
  • ObjectivesTo investigate the association between neck pain and psychological stress in nurses. [...] Key MethodResultsThirty four nurses entered the study (68% response). Twelve (35.3%) had current neck pain, 13 (38.2%) reported neck pain within the past year and 9 (26.5%) had no neck pain. Subjects with current neck pain had significantly lower mental health (47.1 vs. 70.4; p = 0.002), physical health (60.8 vs. 76.8; p = 0.010) and overall SF-36 scores (56.8 vs. 74.9; p = 0.003). Five (41.7%) subjects with…Expand Abstract
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