Work-related musculoskeletal disorders in veterinary echocardiographers: a cross-sectional study on prevalence and risk factors.

@article{Macdonald2014WorkrelatedMD,
  title={Work-related musculoskeletal disorders in veterinary echocardiographers: a cross-sectional study on prevalence and risk factors.},
  author={Kristin A Macdonald and Deborah L. King},
  journal={Journal of veterinary cardiology : the official journal of the European Society of Veterinary Cardiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={
          27-37
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Assess the relationship between work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) and performing echocardiograms (ECHOS) in veterinarians with a cardiology focus. METHODS Prospective study. A survey was submitted to the ACVIM veterinary cardiology list-serve regarding pain associated with performing ECHOS (ECHOPain). Associations of demographic and work habit variables with ECHOPain and WRMSD were evaluated with logistic regression. RESULTS Respondents included 198 of 487 (41… CONTINUE READING
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