Arch Gynecol Obstet (2017) 296:489–494 DOI 10.1007/s00404-017-4449-y MATERNAL-FETAL MEDICINE Work-related musculoskeletal injuries amongst obstetrics and gynaecology trainees in East Midland region of the UK 1 2 2 • • Kubra Arslan Okuyucu Yadava Jeve Angie Doshani Received: 23 April 2017 / Accepted: 26 June 2017 / Published online: 12 July 2017 The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access publication Abstract sessions should incorporate ergonomic interventions. Fur- Purpose Work-related musculoskeletal injuries (WRMSI) ther research is required to establish relevant aetiological have been well known amongst obstetrics and gynaecology factors related to WRMSI in this specialty. (O&G) practitioners, but limited data have been reported. Our aim is to determine the prevalence, severity and Keywords Work-related musculoskeletal injuries characteristics of WRMSI amongst O&G trainees. Obstetrics Gynaecology Trainees Methods A musculoskeletal ergonomic survey was con- ducted amongst the O&G trainees in the East-Midlands region of United Kingdom (UK). The survey comprised of Introduction demographic details, year of training, previous manual handling training, any work-related orthopaedic injury, the Musculoskeletal injuries (MSI) are common problems type of injury, any treatment received in addition to any experienced by a majority of people from various occu- sick leave incurred after the injury were
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Published: Jul 12, 2017
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