|Document ID (ISN)||108262|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1896-8082 - Praca i Zdrowie
|Convention or series no.
||Preventive and medical rehabilitation programme for nurses
||Program profilaktyczno-rehabilitacyjny dla pielęgniarek [in Polish]|
||2007, No.6, p.45-49. Illus.
||This article discusses the most important occupational health hazards faced by nurses involved in lifting, supporting and moving patients. It explains the influence of these physical actions on the pathological state of various components of the musculoskeletal system. A preventive and medical rehabilitation programme developed by the Professor Jerzy Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine in Łˇdź is described, which allows reducing the negative impact of physical workload on nurses' health. The experience of several Polish hospitals in implementing the programme is presented.
||manual lifting; musculoskeletal diseases; manual handling; women; nursing personnel; health hazards; risk factors; hospitals
||Poland; public OSH institutions; ergonomics; physical workload; rehabilitation; physiology of musculoskeletal system
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Poland|
||Materials handling and storage
Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
Industries and occupations
||Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Health care services