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dc.contributor.authorXie, Yanfei
dc.contributor.authorCoombes, Brooke K
dc.contributor.authorThomas, Lucy
dc.contributor.authorJohnston, Venerina
dc.date.accessioned2020-08-31T04:09:52Z
dc.date.available2020-08-31T04:09:52Z
dc.date.issued2020
dc.identifier.issn0894-7317
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.echo.2020.07.005
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/396926
dc.description.abstractSonographers, compared with peer employees, are more likely to experience musculoskeletal pain, 1 a problem of substantial burden. A recent report showed that musculoskeletal symptoms resulted in $6.6 million in working days lost. 2 To inform the development of sonographer-targeted management strategies, in this study we aimed to examine (1) the 1-year prevalence and distribution of interfering musculoskeletal symptoms in the upper body in sonographers; (2) the association of individual, work-related, and psychosocial factors with the presence of multisite interfering symptoms; and (3) the severity of neck-related disability.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.languageeng
dc.publisherElsevier BV
dc.relation.ispartofjournalJournal of the American Society of Echocardiography
dc.subject.fieldofresearchCardiorespiratory Medicine and Haematology
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1102
dc.titleMusculoskeletal Pain and Disability in Sonographers: More Than an Ergonomic Issue
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dcterms.bibliographicCitationXie, Y; Coombes, BK; Thomas, L; Johnston, V, Musculoskeletal Pain and Disability in Sonographers: More Than an Ergonomic Issue, Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 2020
dcterms.dateAccepted2020-07-09
dc.date.updated2020-08-31T03:19:47Z
gro.description.notepublicThis publication has been entered in Griffith Research Online as an advanced online version.
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorCoombes, Brooke K.


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