Musculoskeletal health problems among staff nurses: A descriptive study
Nursing is a healthcare profession focused on the detail-oriented care of individuals, families, and communities in attaining, maintaining, and recovering optimal health and functioning. A nurse assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care independently of medical staff (doctors), and typically provides anything from basic triage care to assistance in serious trauma care and surgery.1 The aim of the study is to assess the knowledge on musculoskeletal health problems among staff Nurses working in selected hospitals of Bhopal (M.P.). A Non experimental descriptive survey research design was adopted. The 100 staff nurses were selected purposive sampling. Structured interview schedule were used for data collection. Maximum numbers of Staff nurses. Majority of staff nurses (38%) were of 31 – 40 years of age, 57% male, 64% married, (52%) of were getting salary of 10000 – 25000, 53% were postgraduates 25% were residing distance from home is about <5>
Keywords: Musculoskeletal health problems, Staff Nurses, Back pain, Leg pain, Neck pain.