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2020 Feb

Appl Nurs Res


The effect of acupressure on quality of life among female nurses with chronic back pain.


Movahedi Najafabadi M, Ghafari S, Nazari F, Valiani M
Appl Nurs Res. 2020 Feb; 51:151175.
PMID: 31831270.


Chronic back pain is one of the most common work-related diseases and most important of musculoskeletal disorders in nursing professionals and because of the physical and psychological effects, has a significant impact on quality of life (QOL). Acupressure is a holistic form of complementary medicine. This study aimed to investigate the effect of acupressure on QOL among female nurses with chronic back pain.