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Musculoskeletal Diseases' of the 119 Rescue party's

119 구급대원의 근골격계 질환

  • Shin, Sang-Yol (Department of Emergency Medical Service, Howon University) ;
  • Jung, Ji-Yun (Department of Emergency Medical Service, Howon University)
  • 신상열 (호원대학교 응급구조학과) ;
  • 정지연 (호원대학교 응급구조학과)
  • Received : 2013.11.19
  • Accepted : 2013.12.05
  • Published : 2013.12.31

Abstract

This research is conducted to investigate musculoskeletal diseases' that can be developed in paramedics body whose are in charge of emergency situations before they arrive at the hospital. The data were collected from 216 of paramedics from July 2, 2012 to July 31, 2012. As a result, 57.9% of participants have already felt the subjective symptoms of the muscular skeletal diseases, and 47.2% of them felt the pain on their waists and hips. These pains are highly related to their working situations. In the aspects of the muscuoskeletal diseases' symptoms, general characteristics, gender (t=16.579, p=.000), age (t=102.344, p=.000), education (t=5.363, p=.027), drinking (t=6.999, p=.030), and smoking (t=6.266, p=.009), have significance differences. Professional characteristics, career (t=67.684, p=.000), passengers of the ambulance (t=7.717, p=.004), qualification or license (t=25.480, p=.000), and position (t=74.615, p=.000), have also significance differences.

Keywords

Musculoskeletal diseases';Paramedics;Pre-hospital Emergency Medical

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 호원대학교

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