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International Journal of Chronic Diseases
Volume 2016, Article ID 5038381, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/5038381
Research Article

Musculoskeletal Disorders and Perceived Work Demands among Female Nurses at a Tertiary Care Hospital in India

KM Patel Institute of Physiotherapy, Shree Krishna Hospital, Gokal Nagar, Karamsad, Gujarat 388325, India

Received 5 April 2016; Accepted 26 June 2016

Academic Editor: Mario Cardiel

Copyright © 2016 Apexa S. Raithatha and Daxa G. Mishra. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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