The Back Injury Prevention Project pilot study. Assessing the effectiveness of back attack, an injury prevention program among nurses, aides, and orderlies.

@article{Feldstein1993TheBI,
  title={The Back Injury Prevention Project pilot study. Assessing the effectiveness of back attack, an injury prevention program among nurses, aides, and orderlies.},
  author={Adrianne C. Feldstein and Barbara Valanis and William M. Vollmer and Nicola Stevens and Caroline Overton},
  journal={Journal of occupational medicine. : official publication of the Industrial Medical Association},
  year={1993},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={114-20}
}
The Back Injury Prevention Project was a pilot study of "Back Attack," an educational program designed to prevent back injuries among nurses, nurses' aides, and orderlies. The pilot tested program feasibility, developed and tested instruments, and generated preliminary data measuring program effectiveness. Fifty-five nurses, aides, and orderlies on two medical/surgical units at two Kaiser Permanente medical centers in Portland, Oregon participated in the study. Intervention group scores on the… CONTINUE READING