Susan E Kotowski

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cincinnati
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Quantification of patient migration in bed: catalyst to improve hospital bed design to reduce shear and friction forces and nurses' injuries
    Susan E Kotowski
    University of Cincinnati, College of Allied Health Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, 3202 Eden Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0394, USA
    Hum Factors 55:36-47. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Investigation of select ergonomic interventions for farm youth. Part 2: wheelbarrows
    Susan E Kotowski
    Department of Environmental Health, Low Back Biomechanics and Workplace Stress Laboratory, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0056, USA
    J Agromedicine 14:44-57. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Investigating reduced bag weight as an effective risk mediator for mason tenders
    Kermit G Davis
    Low Back Biomechanics and Workplace Stress Laboratory, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0056, USA
    Appl Ergon 41:822-31. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Investigation of select ergonomic interventions for farm youth. Part 1: shovels
    Susan E Kotowski
    Low Back and Biomechanics and Workplace Stress Laboratory, University of Cincinnati, Department of Environmental Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0056, USA
    J Agromedicine 14:33-43. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Costs by industry and diagnosis among musculoskeletal claims in a state workers compensation system: 1999-2004
    Kari K Dunning
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:276-84. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Influence of weight loss on musculoskeletal pain: Potential short-term relevance
    Susan E Kotowski
    Low Back Biomechanics and Workplace Stress Laboratory, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Work 36:295-304. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of order and load knowledge on trunk kinematics during repeated lifting tasks
    Susan E Kotowski
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0056, USA
    Hum Factors 49:808-19. 2007
  8. pmc Role of Bed Design and Head-of-Bed Articulation on Patient Migration
    Kermit G Davis
    Low Back Biomechanics and Workplace Stress Laboratory, College of Medicine Dr Davis, and Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Allied Health Sciences Dr Kotowski, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
    J Nurs Care Qual 30:E1-9. 2015
  9. doi request reprint Impact of Noise on Nurses in Pediatric Intensive Care Units
    J ai Watson
    J ai Watson is a graduate student, Low Back Biomechanics and Workplace Stress Laboratory, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, and the James M Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio Angela Kinstler is clinical director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, William P Vidonish is a project manager, and Li Lin is a statistician, Center for Professional Excellence, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center Michael Wagner is an associate professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, Cincinnati, Ohio Kermit G Davis is an associate professor, Low Back Biomechanics and Workplace Stress Laboratory, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati Susan E Kotowski is an assistant professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Allied Health Sciences, University of Cincinnati Nancy M Daraiseh is an assistant professor, Research in Patient Services, James M Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center
    Am J Crit Care 24:377-84. 2015
  10. doi request reprint Identifying risk factors of musculoskeletal disorders on Korean farms
    Susan E Kotowski
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA Low Back Biomechanics and Workplace Laboratory, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Work 49:15-23. 2014

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Quantification of patient migration in bed: catalyst to improve hospital bed design to reduce shear and friction forces and nurses' injuries
    Susan E Kotowski
    University of Cincinnati, College of Allied Health Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, 3202 Eden Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0394, USA
    Hum Factors 55:36-47. 2013
    ..The study objective was to quantify the movement of hospital bed occupants relative to the bed in typical bed articulations...
  2. doi request reprint Investigation of select ergonomic interventions for farm youth. Part 2: wheelbarrows
    Susan E Kotowski
    Department of Environmental Health, Low Back Biomechanics and Workplace Stress Laboratory, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0056, USA
    J Agromedicine 14:44-57. 2009
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  3. doi request reprint Investigating reduced bag weight as an effective risk mediator for mason tenders
    Kermit G Davis
    Low Back Biomechanics and Workplace Stress Laboratory, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0056, USA
    Appl Ergon 41:822-31. 2010
    ..However, there were trade-offs with cumulative loads that may minimize the reduced risk. Overall, given the limited amount of time lifting bags, the reduction of peak loads...
  4. doi request reprint Investigation of select ergonomic interventions for farm youth. Part 1: shovels
    Susan E Kotowski
    Low Back and Biomechanics and Workplace Stress Laboratory, University of Cincinnati, Department of Environmental Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0056, USA
    J Agromedicine 14:33-43. 2009
    ..However, further research is necessary to determine the complete ramifications of this trade-off with respect to the biomechanical load within the low back and on other joints...
  5. doi request reprint Costs by industry and diagnosis among musculoskeletal claims in a state workers compensation system: 1999-2004
    Kari K Dunning
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:276-84. 2010
    ..However, there is limited understanding of the unique issues relating to specific industry sectors, specifically the frequency and costs of different MSDs...
  6. doi request reprint Influence of weight loss on musculoskeletal pain: Potential short-term relevance
    Susan E Kotowski
    Low Back Biomechanics and Workplace Stress Laboratory, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Work 36:295-304. 2010
    ..The study objective was to investigate the relationship between weight loss and changes in musculoskeletal pain...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of order and load knowledge on trunk kinematics during repeated lifting tasks
    Susan E Kotowski
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0056, USA
    Hum Factors 49:808-19. 2007
    ..To determine if lifting random unknown weights is more detrimental than lifting sequences of unknown weights and to investigate whether load knowledge impacts the effect of lifting random box weights...
  8. pmc Role of Bed Design and Head-of-Bed Articulation on Patient Migration
    Kermit G Davis
    Low Back Biomechanics and Workplace Stress Laboratory, College of Medicine Dr Davis, and Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Allied Health Sciences Dr Kotowski, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
    J Nurs Care Qual 30:E1-9. 2015
    ..This study assesses how bed design impacts both the amount of migration that patients undergo during head section articulation to 30° and 45° and the extent of torso compression following the articulation. ..
  9. doi request reprint Impact of Noise on Nurses in Pediatric Intensive Care Units
    J ai Watson
    J ai Watson is a graduate student, Low Back Biomechanics and Workplace Stress Laboratory, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, and the James M Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio Angela Kinstler is clinical director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, William P Vidonish is a project manager, and Li Lin is a statistician, Center for Professional Excellence, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center Michael Wagner is an associate professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, Cincinnati, Ohio Kermit G Davis is an associate professor, Low Back Biomechanics and Workplace Stress Laboratory, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati Susan E Kotowski is an assistant professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Allied Health Sciences, University of Cincinnati Nancy M Daraiseh is an assistant professor, Research in Patient Services, James M Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center
    Am J Crit Care 24:377-84. 2015
    ..Noise is particularly a concern in pediatric intensive care units, where highly skilled providers and vulnerable patients require a quiet environment to promote healing...
  10. doi request reprint Identifying risk factors of musculoskeletal disorders on Korean farms
    Susan E Kotowski
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA Low Back Biomechanics and Workplace Laboratory, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Work 49:15-23. 2014
    ..Farming is known to pose musculoskeletal disorder risk factors, although how risk factors differ between farmers in various countries is largely unknown...
  11. doi request reprint Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders for Nurses in Hospitals, Long-Term Care Facilities, and Home Health Care: A Comprehensive Review
    Kermit G Davis
    University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
    Hum Factors 57:754-92. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of musculoskeletal pain and reported injuries for nurses and nursing aides...
  12. ncbi request reprint Understanding the ergonomic risk for musculoskeletal disorders in the United States agricultural sector
    Kermit G Davis
    Low Back Biomechanics and Workplace Stress Laboratory, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:501-11. 2007
    ..Farming is a very large industry in the United States. Understanding the risks for injuries and more specifically musculoskeletal disorders in this industry poses a challenge for health officials...