Health Promot Perspect. 2016;6(1): 17-22. doi: 10.15171/hpp.2016.03
PMID: 27123432        PMCID: PMC4847110

Original Article

Working posture and its predictors in hospital operating room nurses

Farahnaz Abdollahzade 1, Fariba Mohammadi 1, Iman Dianat 2,3 * , Elnaz Asghari 1, Mohammad Asghari- Jafarabadi 4, Zahra Sokhanvar 1

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