Development of an educational program for the training of health care professionals concerning low back pain

Marianna Diomidous, Konstantina Gougoumati, Aikaterini Kolokathi, Diamanto Vogdopoulou

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Abstract

Common low back pain represents a major public health problem due to its direct cost to health care and to various socio economic consequences. Although low back pain may be caused by medical conditions, such as any kind of infections or cancer, the vast majority of the cases are attributed to mechanical or muscle skeletal conditions. Nurses and other health care professionals are on the top of the list for experiencing low back pain based on the duties performed in their working environment. The objective of this study involves the development of an educational program for the nursing stuff focused on the prevention of low back pain.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInformatics, Management and Technology in Healthcare
Pages77-79
Number of pages3
Volume190
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventInternational Conference on Informatics, Management, and Technology in Healthcare, ICIMTH 2013 - Athens, Greece
Duration: 5 Jul 20137 Jul 2013

Other

OtherInternational Conference on Informatics, Management, and Technology in Healthcare, ICIMTH 2013
CountryGreece
CityAthens
Period5/07/137/07/13

Keywords

  • educational programs
  • health professionals
  • Low back pain
  • nursing stuff

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    Diomidous, M., Gougoumati, K., Kolokathi, A., & Vogdopoulou, D. (2013). Development of an educational program for the training of health care professionals concerning low back pain. In Informatics, Management and Technology in Healthcare (Vol. 190, pp. 77-79) https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-276-9-77