Work-related back pain in nurses.

  • Sue Hignett
  • Published 1996 in Journal of advanced nursing
This summary draws together the findings form over 80 studies published over three decades. The studies reviewed are categorized into three groups: (a) epidemiological; (b) 'testing out'; and (c) exploratory. There has been agreement on a number of points, in particular that nursing is among the high risk occupations with respect to low back problems, with… CONTINUE READING