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Manual Material Handling Advice and Assistive Devices for Preventing and Treating Back Pain in Workers

  • Protocol
  • Intervention


  • KP Martimo,

  • J Verbeek,

  • J Karppinen,

  • A D Furlan,

  • PPFM Kuijer,

  • E Viikari-Juntura,

  • EP Takala,

  • M Jauhiainen

Dr Kari-Pekka Martimo, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, Helsinki, 00250, FINLAND.


This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The objective of this systematic review is to determine the effectiveness of advice on MMH and assistive devices for preventing and treating back pain (or its recurrence) in workers.

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