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Impact in Life Quality of a Educational Program for Prevention of Occupational Musculoskeletal Disorders in Workers

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00874718
First received: March 31, 2009
Last updated: April 1, 2009
Last verified: March 2009

March 31, 2009
April 1, 2009
October 2007
August 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short Form Health Survey - (SF-36) [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00874718 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • Work Limitation Questionnaire [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Work absenteeism [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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Impact in Life Quality of a Educational Program for Prevention of Occupational Musculoskeletal Disorders in Workers
Impact in Life Quality of a Educational Program for Prevention of Occupational Musculoskeletal Disorders in Workers.

The study consists of evaluating the efficacy of an Educational Program for prevention of occupational musculoskeletal problems in workers. It is a randomized clinical trial with parallel groups and blinded evaluator, with a control group not submitted to the educational program, but that received a program for general orientation in health. The primary outcome was the change of the quality of life measured by means of Medical Outcomes Study 36-Term Short Health Survey (SF-36), that it is a generic instrument of evaluation of the quality of life, translated and validated in Portuguese of Brazil.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
  • Occupational Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Healthy
  • Behavioral: educational program
    6-week educational program for prevention of occupational musculoskeletal diseases.
  • Behavioral: General education
    Non-specific educational program for general health.
  • Active Comparator: Action group
    Intervention: Behavioral: educational program
  • Control group
    Non-specific educational program for general health.
    Intervention: Behavioral: General education
Santos AC, Bredemeier M, Rosa KF, Amantéa VA, Xavier RM. Impact on the Quality of Life of an Educational Program for the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 2011 Jan 28;11:60. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-60.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
64
March 2009
August 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All workers from a specific company, including administrative and production sections.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Workers absent from the workplace during all the study period.
Both
18 Years and older
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Brazil
 
NCT00874718
2007755
Yes
Antonio Cardoso dos Santos, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
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Study Director: Ricardo M Xavier, MD Associate Professor
Principal Investigator: Antonio C dos Santos, MD Associate Professor
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
March 2009

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