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
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).
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...
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 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 mo...
A dedicated therapeutic education program is an essential tool in the management of hypertension as well as in the control of other cardiovascular risk factors. The purpose of this study i...
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders(MSD)are very common，which account for most of the occupational compensation in U.S.A。According to the epidemiological surveys，injured sites are...
There is a large and increasing incidence of work-related muscoloskeletal disorders, both upper extremity cumulative trauma disorders and low back pain. Several occupational risk factors have been lin...
The purpose of this study was to describe the development, implementation, and evaluation of an educational program in family medicine for general practitioners in Saudi Arabia from 2009 to 2011. A co...
The successful transition of students from high school to adult occupations, including work and independent living, has been a major focus of the educational reform movement in the United States. Howe...
Routine statistics indicate a high frequency of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in Estonia. We aimed to describe the prevalence of musculoskeletal pain (MSP) amongst Estonian nurses, and to exp...
Information technologies have been developing very rapidly, also in the case of occupational activities. Epidemiological studies have shown that employees, who work with computers, are more likely to...