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
The purpose of the study is to examine if an education program of the medical teams can help implementation of of NPO (nothing-per-os)orders in children before anesthesia for ambulatory me...
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a frequent chronic musculoskeletal pathology that usually causes great disability and significant healthcare costs. Substantial scientific evidence indicates a role ...
Coronary heart disease (CHD) affects millions of people in the United States and is an increasingly important health problem. People who have a family member with CHD may have a higher ris...
This is a randomized trial of 2 nursing home staff educational approaches to reduce falls in VA nursing home (CLC) residents. One is a traditional falls education program using web-based ...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether initial triaging to physiotherapists of patients with musculoskeletal disorders who seek health care from primary care clinics affects the...
The Missouri Health Professions Consortium (MHPC) Occupational Therapy Assistant Program is an innovative educational model that was specifically designed to address needs unique to rural communities....
To investigate the effects of a workplace fitness and education program intervention on physical fitness of workers.
Musculoskeletal disorders are among the most prevalent occupational disorders in different jobs such as office work. Some interventions such as ergonomic modifications and workplace exercises are intr...
With the high occurrence of genetic anomalies in Brazil and the manifestations of communication disorders associated with these conditions, the development of educative actions that comprise these ill...
The aim of this study was to evaluate a tailored physical activity protocol performed in a work environment with a group of female workers employed in manual precision tasks to reduce upper limb pain.
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Most frequently refers to the integration of a physically or mentally disabled child into the regular class of normal peers and provision of the appropriately determined educational program.
A two-year program in nursing education in a community or junior college leading to an A.D. (Associate Degree). Graduates of this program are eligible for state examination for licensure as RN (Registered Nurse).
Disorders having the presence of physical symptoms that suggest a general medical condition but that are not fully explained by a general medical condition, by the direct effects of a substance, or by another mental disorder. The symptoms must cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other areas of functioning. In contrast to FACTITIOUS DISORDERS and MALINGERING, the physical symptoms are not under voluntary control. (APA, DSM-IV)
Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.
The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).