Causes of Low Back Pain in Nurses in Israeli Hospitals

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2008 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : May 21, 2008
Last Update Posted : May 21, 2008
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Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

Brief Summary:
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 or disease
Low Back Pain

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 350 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : June 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Back Pain
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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 (NCT number): 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

Responsible Party: Osnat Aharon, RN, MA, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Orthopedics Dept. A Identifier: NCT00681096     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 25/2008
First Posted: May 21, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 21, 2008
Last Verified: May 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