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Journal: Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IAJPS) (Vol.04, No. 09)

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Page : 2876-2880

Keywords : Occupational Injuries; Injury; Nurse;

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Musculoskeletal injuries are major part of occupational injuries in various nursing workforce is allocated. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of occupational injuries among nurses in intensive care unit in health education hospitals of Hamadan. In this cross-sectional study, nordic standard questionnaire to all nurses in the intensive care unit in Hamadan city were distributed. The collected data analyzed by SPSS version 16 to compare the statistics of occupational injuries and chisquare test and Fisher's exact test was used. 94 of nurses working in intensive care units, 57.1 percent of the participants were between 30 and 40 years of age and 80% were female. There is no significant relationship between workers and the number of sites with skeletal problems in areas shoulders, wrists, hands and fingers, elbow and arm and leg was found (P <0.05). The most frequent injury of the neck, spine and legs. Greater awareness of risk factors and how to adjust them to the nurses should be given to healthy and non-injured personnel is better this training before the arrival of medical personnel to be available to this group. Key words: Occupational Injuries, Injury, Nurse

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