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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: [musculoskeletal Disorders And Quality Of Life In Health Care Providers Working In Patient Transportation].
Author: Célia, Rita de Cássia Rodrigues da Silva
Alexandre, Neusa Maria Costa
Abstract: The aim of this study was to evaluate musculoskeletal symptoms, quality of life and tasks perceived as most tiring by health care workers performing a patient transfer service for a city hall administration in the countryside of São Paulo state. A questionnaire was used for collecting demographic and occupational data; an instrument derived from the Nordic Questionnaire; a questionnaire to evaluate quality of life (SF 36) and the BORG scale. In this study, 82% workers reported at least one musculoskeletal symptom over the twelve previous months. Quality of life was affected in the following aspects: pain, social aspects, and vitality. Workers felt that all tasks related to patient transfer required intense physical effort which compromised their musculoskeletal system.
Subject: Humans
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Occupational Diseases
Quality Of Life
Questionnaires
Transportation Of Patients
Rights: aberto
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Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15199829
Date Issue: -1-Uns- -1
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