Síntomas musculo esqueléticos en el personal asistencial de una IPS Materno Infantil de III nivel de atención en Bogotá Thesis

short description

  • Postgraduate thesis

Thesis author

  • Cárdenas Barrios, Paula Cristina
  • Rodriguez Joya, María Fernanda


  • Introduction: The pain and musculoskeletal injuries suffered by workers in the industry have become an issue of concern to national and international level. Objectives: To characterize the presence of musculoskeletal symptoms in health care worker of Maternal and Child IPS third level in the city of Bogota, by applying the Nordic survey, identifying their relationship to the work area in which they work. Methodology: This was a descriptive cross-sectional study by applying the Nordic survey to all staff a day care Maternal and Child IPS that met the inclusion and exclusion criteria. Results: Of the 100% of the study population (n = 49), 65.3% corresponded to female and 34.7% male, the majority of the population worked less than 12 hours. The body area than have demonstrated more symptoms in the past 12 months was in upper back with a prevalence of 46.9%. The body area that more prevented them from working in the last 12 months was on hand and wrist right with a prevalence of 6.1% and the area expressed prevented them working in the last 7 days was in upper back with a prevalence of 16.3%.

publication date

  • 2013-01-29


Document Id

  • 48890bc8-a453-4695-8aa6-a9bd4b1c8209