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Causes of Low Back Pain in Nurses in Israeli Hospitals

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified May 2008 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Identifier:
First received: May 18, 2008
Last updated: May 20, 2008
Last verified: May 2008
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.

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

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Nurses working in 4 Israeli hospitals

Inclusion Criteria:

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

Exclusion Criteria:

  • All others
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00681096

Contact: Osnat Aharon, RN, MA 972-4-6271426

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

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

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms processed this record on September 21, 2017