Valutazione ergonomica multifattoriale dell'attività infermieristica ospedaliera, nell'assistenza ad ammalati non autosufficienti.

Translated title of the contribution: Multifactorial ergonomic evaluation of the hospital nursing activity in assisting not self-sufficient patients

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Abstract

8 Institutes of Health Care and Research of Northern-Central Italy participated in the study, which consisted of on-site investigations, interviews with the chief-nurse, and monitoring of physiological and subjective variables. We studied the most critical phases in the laboratory, by means of video-graphical systems for biomechanical and postural analysis. The outlined profile shows a demanding activity, yielding important risk factors relative to musculoskeletal lesions. The preventive attitude (education, training) must be implemented by ergonomic interventions, aimed to minimize the risk related to manual handling.

Translated title of the contributionMultifactorial ergonomic evaluation of the hospital nursing activity in assisting not self-sufficient patients
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)134-139
Number of pages6
JournalGiornale Italiano di Medicina del Lavoro ed Ergonomia
Volume21
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1999

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