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The Relationship Between Fatigue and Job Content with Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Nurses

Mohammad Khandan 1 , Somayeh Momenyan 2 , Leila Ataei Manesh 2 , Zahra Khosravi 2 , Zeinab Eyni 3 and Alireza Koohpaei 4 , *
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1 Department of Ergonomics, School of Health, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, IR Iran
2 School of Paramedical Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Student Research Committee, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, IR Iran
4 Department of Occupational Health Engineering, School of Health, Work Health Research Centre, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Health Sciences: April 2017, 9 (2); e40491
  • Published Online: November 7, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 30, 2016
  • Revised: September 30, 2016
  • Accepted: October 3, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/jjhs-40491

To Cite: Khandan M, Momenyan S, Ataei Manesh L, Khosravi Z, Eyni Z, et al. The Relationship Between Fatigue and Job Content with Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Nurses, Jundishapur J Health Sci. 2017 ; 9(2):e40491. doi: 10.17795/jjhs-40491.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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