Work activities and non-specific chronic low back pain in nursing workers

Resumo Objetivo: Determinar as atividades laborais associadas à dor lombar crônica inespecífica em trabalhadores de enfermagem. Métodos: Estudo transversal com 90 trabalhadores entre auxiliares, técnicos e enfermeiros. Dois instrumentos foram utilizados: o Work-Related Activities that may Contribute to Job-Related Pain and/or injury e Escala Visual Numé rica. Os dados foram analisados de forma descritiva e analítica, comparados por meio dos testes Qui-quadrado ou exato de Fischer, correlações de Pearson ou de Spearman e o Teste U de Mann-Whitney. O nível de significância adotado foi p0,05. Resultados: Las actividades laborales con mayor puntuaci ón de riesgo y asociadas al dolor lumbar incluyeron posturas inadecuadas con flexión y torsión de la columna y posiciones incómodas, esfuerzos físicos, como carga y movimiento de peso, condición física de continuar trabajando con dolor y al límite físico, relacionadas con las característic as del ambiente de trabajo y el tipo de tarea. El nivel promedio de intensidad del dolor fue moderado y con asociación estadísticamente significativa con algunas actividades. Conclusión: Se debe prestar atención a las actividades ergonómicas que predisponen episodios de dolor lumbar para orien tar cambios en los puestos de trabajo.Abstract Objective: To determine work acti...
Source: Acta Paulista de Enfermagem - Category: Nursing Source Type: research

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