Association of Past Hysterectomy with Low Back Injury in the Healthcare Sector: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis of Direct Case Workers

Project number: 
Approval date: 
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Principal Investigator: 
University of British Columbia (UBC)
Funding Agency: 
Datasets requested: 
Medical Services Plan (BC Ministry of Health)
Consolidation registry (Ministry of Health)
Hospital Separations (BC Ministry of Health)
WorkSafe BC Claims Files and Firm Level Data
Consolidation - demographic (Ministry of Health)
consolidation - census geocodes
Research objective: 

Academic thesis or dissertation

  • Lochhead, Lois (2015) Impact of prior hysterectomy on risk of subsequent back injury in front line healthcare workers, PhD Thesis

Presentation of research material (poster/seminar/lecture etc.)

  • Lochhead, L., Koehoorn, M., Backman, C., Franche R.L., Parent, E. A Population Based Study to Evaluate the Impact of Hysterectomy on Work?Related Low Back Injury Rates in Healthcare Workers, Canadian Physiotherapy Association Congress, Montreal, QC, May 23-26/2013


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