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2014-07-28 23:10:35

OMICS Group is immensely delighted in announcing the release of the special issue titled “Ergonomics and Musculoskeletal Disorders” for the Journal of Ergonomics. This special issue has been released to update readers about the most recent advancements in the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in workplaces and application of ergonomics to prevent them. Henderson, USA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Several renowned scientist from across the globe that contributed their research work to...

2012-12-03 21:00:38

As U.S. health care goes high tech, spurred by $20 billion in federal stimulus incentives, the widespread adoption of electronic medical records and related digital technologies is predicted to reduce errors and lower costs — but it is also likely to significantly boost musculoskeletal injuries among doctors and nurses, concludes a Cornell University ergonomics professor in two new papers. The repetitive strain injuries, he said, will stem from poor office layouts and improper use of...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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