Impact in Life Quality of a Educational Program for Prevention of Occupational Musculoskeletal Disorders in Workers
The study consists of evaluating the efficacy of an Educational Program for prevention of occupational musculoskeletal problems in workers. It is a randomized clinical trial with parallel groups and blinded evaluator, with a control group not submitted to the educational program, but that received a program for general orientation in health. The primary outcome was the change of the quality of life measured by means of Medical Outcomes Study 36-Term Short Health Survey (SF-36), that it is a generic instrument of evaluation of the quality of life, translated and validated in Portuguese of Brazil.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention
Occupational Musculoskeletal Disorders
educational program, General education
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00874718
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
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