Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Issues amongst Dentists in Iran: A Systematic Evaluate.
Mater Sociomed. 2017 Dec;29(four):257-262
Authors: Shams-Hosseini NS, Vahdati T, Mohammadzadeh Z, Yeganeh A, Davoodi S
Introduction: Musculoskeletal problems (MSD) have grow to be important issues for all well being care staff particularly dentists. This systematic assessment supplies prevalence of MSD in dentists of Iran.
Materials and Strategies: On this research all revealed literatures about MSD in Iranian dentists have been chosen with none closing dates or different restrictions. Nevertheless, it was discovered that the research about MSD amongst Iranian dentist are very low.
Outcomes: The outcomes of literatures investigations present that the prevalence was between Zero.5% and 70%. The prevalence of ache in several areas contains; neck ache (Zero.7- Zero.15), again ache (Zero.08 – Zero.55), wrist ache (Zero.005-Zero.48), shoulder ache (Zero.08-Zero.5), knee ache (Zero.03- Zero.25) and elbow ache (Zero.01- Zero.2). The gender has no affect on the prevalence. Examine the outcomes with different comparable research reveals that the prevalence of MSD is a vital problem in different space too.
Conclusion: Outcomes present that the prevalence of musculoskeletal issues is excessive in Iran. Subsequently it’s obligatory conduct dependable and complete epidemiological research on this area to find out the causes of the issue extra consciously; and suggest applicable options.
PMID: 29284995 [PubMed]