2012
DOI: 10.1590/s0103-21002012000300025 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
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Abstract: Objective: To evaluate evidence of the susceptibility of the nursing staff for Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WRMD). Methods: An integrative review of the literature using the databases: Virtual Health Library (VHL) , VHL Nursing, Scopus and Theses Database of the University of São Paulo (USP), obtained 17 studies. Results: It was evident that WRMD affect nursing professionals and relate to the inadequate conditions of the workplace, and to the organization and structure of work. Conclusion: It is nec… Show more

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“…Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSD) show the highest incidence levels among nursing workers and are the main causes of leaves in this category (22) . This is due to the nursing professionals' tasks, which demand constant and intense physical efforts, mostly in inappropriate positions and conditions.…”
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“…Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSD) show the highest incidence levels among nursing workers and are the main causes of leaves in this category (22) . This is due to the nursing professionals' tasks, which demand constant and intense physical efforts, mostly in inappropriate positions and conditions.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
“…Several studies confirm that the workload is a major factor predisposing to the BS and could negatively influence professional fulfillment. [22][23][24] It is important to emphasize that the aim of this study was not to evaluate the incidence of WRMD and BS, but the findings indicate the presence of factors that can lead to the development of these common diseases in the nursing labor scenario. Therefore, it is essential to analyze the environment and the LSIE work organization, as nursing professionals from these institutions may also be affected by these occupational diseases.…”
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“…20 Several authors have reported the presence of musculoskeletal disorders among nursing professionals, showing that physical overload, and consequent illness, is already inherent to this area. [21][22][23][24] Nursing professionals develop their activities on an ongoing basis, which involves physical effort, especially by heavy lifting, awkward positions, repetitive movements, thus predisposing them to the risk of illness caused by work, and reducing job satisfaction.…”
Section: ] (Nt 2; Lsie C)mentioning
“…Estas atividades acometem músculos, tendões, articulações, nervos e ligamentos, apresentando variado quadro clínico, incluindo queixas de dor, formigamento dormência, peso e fadiga precoce. É um dos problemas mais frequentes e mais dispendiosos entre profissionais de enfermagem, contribuindo significativamente para a incapacidade e o afastamento do trabalho 2,3 . No Brasil, esta tipologia de problema de saúde foi constatada primeiramente, nos anos 1980, entre profissionais usuários de computadores, sendo denominada como "doença dos digitadores".…”
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“…Dentre os agravos à saúde humana, no ambiente de trabalho, se encontram as doenças osteomusculares. Os profissionais de enfermagem, por exigir em seu trabalho esforço físico e mecânico intenso estão suscetíveis a estes agravos 1,2 . Os Distúrbios Osteomusculares Relacionados ao Trabalho -DORT abrangem um grupo heterogêneo de agravos do sistema musculoesquelético causados por processo crônico, desenvolvido por atividades realizadas durante a atividade laboral.…”
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