Causes of Low Back Pain in Nurses in Israeli Hospitals

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified May 2008 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00681096
First received: May 18, 2008
Last updated: May 20, 2008
Last verified: May 2008
  Purpose

An examination of the various factors that cause lower back pain in nurses in four hospitals in Israel such as; socio-demographic, professional, posture while ambulating patients and job environment.


Condition
Low Back Pain

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 350
Study Start Date: June 2008
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Nurses working in 4 Israeli hospitals

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Nurses working in orthopedics, surgical, intensive care and internal medicine units

Exclusion Criteria:

  • All others
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00681096

Contacts
Contact: Osnat Aharon, RN, MA 972-4-6271426 osnata@hy.health.gov.il

Locations
Israel
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Hadera, Israel, 38100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Osnat Aharon, RN, MA, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Orthopedics Dept. A
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00681096     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 25/2008
Study First Received: May 18, 2008
Last Updated: May 20, 2008
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center:
Low back pain in nurses

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 22, 2014