The prevalence of occupational injuries among hand therapists in Australia and New Zealand.

@article{Caragianis2002ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of occupational injuries among hand therapists in Australia and New Zealand.},
  author={Suzanne Caragianis},
  journal={Journal of hand therapy : official journal of the American Society of Hand Therapists},
  year={2002},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={234-41}
}
Little research has been dedicated to the prevalence of occupational injury among hand therapists (occupational therapists and physiotherapists). This study investigates the prevalence of occupational injuries and pain in hand therapists in Australia and New Zealand. Another aim of the study was to identify risk factors and prevention strategies. A questionnaire was distributed to 155 therapists in Australia and New Zealand. One hundred and ten questionnaires were returned and analyzed. Results… CONTINUE READING

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