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Abstract : Work musculoskeletal disorder (WMSD) is currently recognized as one of the most common occupational injuries for nursing who have been identified as a high-risk group in the medical service industry. The purpose of this research was to assess the risk factor of work-related musculoskeletal disorders among nurses. This was a systematic review and meta-analysis study that used articles from an online database of PubMed, which was published from 2011 to 2021. The dependent variable was musculoskeletal disorders. The independent variables were some of the musculoskeletal disorders' risk factors. The data was analyzed by RevMan 5.3. 10 articles was included in this meta-analisis. Female OR= 0.53; CI95% 0.03-9.10; p= 0.66), 5-10 years of clinical experience (OR= 2.01; CI95% 0.33-12.33; p= 0.45), >10 years clinical experience (OR= 1.30; CI95% 0.62-2.73; p= 0.48), working in departmen of surgery (OR= 3.25; CI95% 1.72-6.14; p= 0.66), physical workload (OR= 2.11; CI95% 1.00-4.44; p< 0.00001), job/ work stress (OR= 3.24; CI95% 2.98-3.52; p= 0.001), physicological problem/ mental health (OR= 1.86; CI95% 1.40-2.46; p= 0.0001), and working hours/ duration of work (OR= 2.02; CI95% 0.94-4.35; p= 0.07) was associated with WMSDs among nurses. More effective and efficient strategies to ensure a healthier occupational environment for nurses are needed.

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