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Ergonomics in dentistry- a review

Ramachandran Sudarshan, Sree Vijayabala Ganesan.

Abstract
Occupation related diseases are increasing day by day and one amongst them is musculoskeletal disorders due to improper ergonomics in dentistry. So, Dental surgeons had to update themselves regarding the occupational hazards in dentistry so that they could overcome these disorders. This review gives a bird’s eye view about the basics of ergonomics, positioning, viewing, handling ourselves away from hazards and musculoskeletal disorders.

Key words: Ergonomics, MSD’S, Dentistry, Equipment


 
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Sudarshan R, Ganesan SV. Ergonomics in dentistry- a review. J Environ Occup Sci. 2012; 1(2): 125-128. doi:10.5455/jeos.20120627024312



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Sudarshan R, Ganesan SV. Ergonomics in dentistry- a review. www.scopemed.org/?mno=21737 [Access: August 17, 2017]. doi:10.5455/jeos.20120627024312



AMA (American Medical Association) Style

Sudarshan R, Ganesan SV. Ergonomics in dentistry- a review. J Environ Occup Sci. 2012; 1(2): 125-128. doi:10.5455/jeos.20120627024312



Vancouver/ICMJE Style

Sudarshan R, Ganesan SV. Ergonomics in dentistry- a review. J Environ Occup Sci. (2012), [cited August 17, 2017]; 1(2): 125-128. doi:10.5455/jeos.20120627024312



Harvard Style

Sudarshan, R. & Ganesan, S. V. (2012) Ergonomics in dentistry- a review. J Environ Occup Sci, 1 (2), 125-128. doi:10.5455/jeos.20120627024312



Turabian Style

Sudarshan, Ramachandran, and Sree Vijayabala Ganesan. 2012. Ergonomics in dentistry- a review. Journal of Environmental and Occupational Science, 1 (2), 125-128. doi:10.5455/jeos.20120627024312



Chicago Style

Sudarshan, Ramachandran, and Sree Vijayabala Ganesan. "Ergonomics in dentistry- a review." Journal of Environmental and Occupational Science 1 (2012), 125-128. doi:10.5455/jeos.20120627024312



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Sudarshan, Ramachandran, and Sree Vijayabala Ganesan. "Ergonomics in dentistry- a review." Journal of Environmental and Occupational Science 1.2 (2012), 125-128. Print. doi:10.5455/jeos.20120627024312



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Sudarshan, R. & Ganesan, S. V. (2012) Ergonomics in dentistry- a review. Journal of Environmental and Occupational Science, 1 (2), 125-128. doi:10.5455/jeos.20120627024312