Prevalence, characteristics, and work-related risk factors of low back pain among hospital nurses in Taiwan: A cross-sectional survey.
Summary of "Prevalence, characteristics, and work-related risk factors of low back pain among hospital nurses in Taiwan: A cross-sectional survey."
Division of Neural Repair, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.
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Name: International journal of occupational medicine and environmental health
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22219056
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/s13382-012-0008-8
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