The Effect of a Structured Personalised Ergonomic Intervention for Hospital Nurses With Musculoskeletal Complains

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Tel Aviv University
Meir Medical Center
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Navah Ratzon, Tel Aviv University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01451567
First received: October 11, 2011
Last updated: October 15, 2011
Last verified: May 2005

October 11, 2011
October 15, 2011
June 2005
October 2005   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Level of stress and control at work, measured by Karasek's questionnaire and Reba [ Time Frame: 6 monthes ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
ergonomic stress [ Time Frame: 6 monthes ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01451567 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
The prevalence and the level of pain measured by Nordic Questionnaire [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
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The Effect of a Structured Personalised Ergonomic Intervention for Hospital Nurses With Musculoskeletal Complains
Study That Examined the Effect of a Structured Personalised Ergonomic Intervention Program for Hospital Nurses With Musculoskeletal Complains.

The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of a structured personalised ergonomic intervention program for hospital nurses with musculoskeletal complains.

In a randomised controlled trial 31 nurses with musculoskeletal complains were observed at work, and an intervention program was completed in 14 nurses with the other 17 acting as controls. The intervention included four meetings during three months. Outcome measures were collected before the intervention and post-tests were gathered three months after the determination of the program.

Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Behavioral: Ergonomic plan
participants in the intervention group were evaluated by the REBA and received an overall coaching that stretched over four meetings Each session paid special attention to, and included explanations about, the anatomy and physiology of body regions
Other Names:
  • Ergonomic Intervintion
  • Musculoskeletal System
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
31
March 2006
October 2005   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • A minimum of half-time work for at least one year
  • musculoskeletal pain complaints
  • agreement to participate in the interventional study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Male nurses
  • nurses with previously defined job restrictions and
  • pregnancy
Female
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Israel
 
NCT01451567
19505
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Navah Ratzon, Tel Aviv University
Navah Ratzon
  • Tel Aviv University
  • Meir Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Netta Abraham Bar-Niv, MA Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv University
May 2005

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