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Reducing orthopaedic hazards of the computer work environment.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Orthopedic nursing
Publication Date
Volume
14
Issue
1
Identifiers
PMID: 7761122
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The rate of repetitive strain injuries (RSI) in the workplace is rising at an alarming rate. People using computers and working at keyboards for long periods of time are particularly at risk. Prevention of orthopaedic injuries can make the work environment less stressful and more productive as well as help to avoid needless human suffering and costly medical and legal bills. Knowledge of the causes of RSI and preventive measures to reduce orthopaedic hazards of the computer work environment is important for orthopaedic nurses.

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