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Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WRMSDs) Among Healthcare Workers (HCWs)

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Healthcare professionals apply principles and procedures of evidence-based medicine and care to ensure the good health and well-being of their patients. They analyze, diagnose, and treatillness, injury, and other mental factors according to the patient’s needs by applying preventive and curative measures. In this process of treating the sick, they experience discomfort themselves due to the long working hours, personal and work-related factors. An exploratory study was conducted among 120 healthcare workers from 22 multispecialty, private hospitals, and clinics to investigate the incidenceof Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) among healthcare workers (HCWs).A self-constructed and validated questionnaire was used to analyze the Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) along with Cornell modified Musculoskeletal Discomfort Questionnaire (CMDQ) to determine the body sites of pain experienced and its intensity. Analysis of the results revealed that Neck, Lower back, and wrist (right)as body sites where maximum discomfort was experienced. The study established the crucial need for ergonomically designed equipment/furniture, awareness, and training programs to reduce Musculoskeletal Disorder (MSDs) among healthcare workers (HCWs).

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Healthcare Workers, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Occupational Health, Psychosocial Stressors, Ergonomics.

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"Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WRMSDs) Among Healthcare Workers (HCWs)", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.8, Issue 7, page no.e45-e50, July-2021, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2107509.pdf

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"Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WRMSDs) Among Healthcare Workers (HCWs)", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.8, Issue 7, page no. ppe45-e50, July-2021, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2107509.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2107509
Registration ID: 312896
Published In: Volume 8 | Issue 7 | Year July-2021
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Page No: e45-e50
Country: Kharghar, Maharashtra, India .
Area: Science
ISSN Number: 2349-5162


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