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Pourbabaki R, Samiei S, Alefi M, Sadeghi Yarandi M, Karimi A. Modeling of Occupational Risk Factors in the Development of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Nurses. AOH. 2020; 4 (1) :474-479
URL: http://aoh.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-171-en.html
1- MsC student, Department of Occupational Health Engineering, School of health, Tehran University of medical sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Health Engineering, School of health, Tehran University of medical sciences, Tehran, Iran , a_karimi@sina.tums.ac.ir
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Background: Musculoskeletal disorders are one of the most common occupational diseases in hospital staff. Factors that are effective on the incidence of musculoskeletal disorders can point to stress and job satisfaction and unsuitable postures. By regarding the key role of nursing staff in hospitals in giving health services, this study has been done with the aim of the survey about the relationship between stress amount and job satisfaction with musculoskeletal disorders in nurses. Methods: This analytical description study had been done in the year 2017, accidentally between 140 persons, 90 of available nurses that during sampling were in the nursing station of one of Tehran hospitals. For data collection one used standard questionnaire composed of demographic information and job information about musculoskeletal disorders, satisfaction, and job stress. Also for finding the relationship between variables one used correlation test, multivariate linear regression and independent t-test by SPSS20 Software. Results: Results shows that one of the biggest postures adopted by nurses is waist bending that the result of that is a pain in the lower part of the waist. By doing multivariate linear regression in SPSS20, a model for prediction pain in the lower part results from waist bending gained. Between job stress and job postures, there have been seen a significant relationship (P<0/05) in this test there was no significant relationship between job satisfaction and job postures. Conclusion: Extra physical activities lead to unsuitable and repetitive postures in nurses that are one of the most important factors in creating job stress in nurses. For decreasing coming stress to staff, they should give information and needed knowledge about correct posture adoption to everyone.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/03/13

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