A Yassi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manitoba
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical analysis of peak and cumulative spinal loads during simulated patient-handling activities: a substudy of a randomized controlled trial to prevent lift and transfer injury of health care workers
    D Daynard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Man, Canada
    Appl Ergon 32:199-214. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial to prevent patient lift and transfer injuries of health care workers
    A Yassi
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:1739-46. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Work-related musculoskeletal disorders
    A Yassi
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Winnipeg, Canada
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 12:124-30. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Utilizing data systems to develop and monitor occupational health programs in a large Canadian hospital
    A Yassi
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Manitoba, Canada
    Methods Inf Med 37:125-9. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Components of initial and residual disability after back injury in nurses
    J E Cooper
    Division of Occupational Therapy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:2118-22. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a needleless intravenous access system
    A Yassi
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Health Sciences Center, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Infect Control 23:57-64. 1995
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of time loss after back injury in nurses
    R B Tate
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:1930-5; discussion 1936. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Determinants of blood and body fluid exposure in a large teaching hospital: hazards of the intermittent intravenous procedure
    A Yassi
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Am J Infect Control 19:129-35. 1991
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of an early intervention program on the relationship between subjective pain and disability measures in nurses with low back injury
    J E Cooper
    Occupational Therapy Department, Health Sciences Centre and School of Medical Rehabilitation, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:2329-36. 1996
  10. ncbi request reprint "Let's Talk Back": a program to empower laundry workers
    S E Wands
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 22:703-9. 1992

Collaborators

  • R Wells
  • J E Cooper
  • R B Tate
  • D Daynard
  • R Tate
  • R Norman
  • J Cooper
  • F Y Aoki
  • J Khokhar
  • S E Wands
  • L H Sekla
  • C Murdzak
  • B Wright
  • G W Hammond
  • M Cheang

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical analysis of peak and cumulative spinal loads during simulated patient-handling activities: a substudy of a randomized controlled trial to prevent lift and transfer injury of health care workers
    D Daynard
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Man, Canada
    Appl Ergon 32:199-214. 2001
    ..No single intervention can be recommended; instead all patient-handling tasks should be examined separately to determine which methods maximize reductions in both peak and cumulative lumbar forces during a manoeuver...
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial to prevent patient lift and transfer injuries of health care workers
    A Yassi
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:1739-46. 2001
    ..Randomized controlled trial (RCT)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Work-related musculoskeletal disorders
    A Yassi
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Winnipeg, Canada
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 12:124-30. 2000
    ..Clinicians must play a positive role in ensuring that this approach prevails...
  4. ncbi request reprint Utilizing data systems to develop and monitor occupational health programs in a large Canadian hospital
    A Yassi
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Manitoba, Canada
    Methods Inf Med 37:125-9. 1998
    ..The databases were invaluable in affecting these changes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Components of initial and residual disability after back injury in nurses
    J E Cooper
    Division of Occupational Therapy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:2118-22. 1998
    ..Residual disability after back injury should be addressed in workplace-based prevention programs...
  6. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a needleless intravenous access system
    A Yassi
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Health Sciences Center, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Infect Control 23:57-64. 1995
    ..CONCLUSION: When used as intended, this system was extremely effective in reducing intravenous line-related needlestick injuries, and the system does pay for itself...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of time loss after back injury in nurses
    R B Tate
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:1930-5; discussion 1936. 1999
    ..The findings add to the evidence that workplace-based intervention programs can be effective in reducing the morbidity resulting from back injury...
  8. ncbi request reprint Determinants of blood and body fluid exposure in a large teaching hospital: hazards of the intermittent intravenous procedure
    A Yassi
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Am J Infect Control 19:129-35. 1991
    ..This study revealed the hazardous nature of the intermittent intravenous procedure, prompting specific revisions in this procedure as well as promoting point-of-use sharps disposal and other preventive measures...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of an early intervention program on the relationship between subjective pain and disability measures in nurses with low back injury
    J E Cooper
    Occupational Therapy Department, Health Sciences Centre and School of Medical Rehabilitation, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:2329-36. 1996
    ..CONCLUSIONS: This workplace-based early intervention program decreased levels of pain and disability in back-injured nurses and altered the relationship between these two variables over a 6-month time interval...
  10. ncbi request reprint "Let's Talk Back": a program to empower laundry workers
    S E Wands
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 22:703-9. 1992
    ..Through active participation in ergonomic assessments as well as the educational program, workers were able to demonstrate to management that changes were needed...
  11. pmc Effects of acetaminophen on adverse effects of influenza vaccination in health care workers
    F Y Aoki
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    CMAJ 149:1425-30. 1993
    ..To evaluate the effects of acetaminophen on the incidence of adverse effects to, and the immunogenicity of, whole-virus influenza vaccine in health care workers...