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Work-related musculoskeletal symptoms and function of pharmacy assistants in hospital pharmacies

  • At: Dublin (Ireland) (2013)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: VAILLANCOURT, Régis (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Pharmacy, Ottawa, Canada)
  • Co-author(s): Poitras, Stephane (University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada)
    Guitard, Paulette (University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada)
  • Abstract:


    : The work load in the hospital pharmacy setting has seen an increase in activity volume, in the variety of tasks and in the number of repetitive tasks, especially by pharmacy assistants (PAs). PAs are involved in tasks that put them at risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). These risk factors include: prolonged static

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