Publications

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Flow-Augmentation Device for Peripheral Vascular Doppler US

(.pdf, 140 KB)

Grip Design

(.pdf, 1.6 MB)

2008 Symptom Survey Results

(.pdf, 28 KB)

Making it right ergonomically with what you have

(.pdf, 87 KB)

Top 10 list for Sonographer Safety

(.pdf, 19 KB)

Industry Standards for the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Sonography

(.pdf, 117 KB)

Work Site Assessment: A tool for Reducing Risk Exposure for Work-Related Injury and for improving Productivity

(.pdf, 52 KB) | Susan. L. Murphey BS, RDMS, RDCS, CECD

Preventing Occupational Injury Among Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

(.pdf, 1.64 MB)

The Potential Reduction in Musculoskeletal Injury Risk in the Non-Scanning Arm by Utilizing Voice-Scan Technology During Ultrasound Examinations

(.pdf, 109 KB) | Kristin Bravo
Carolyn T. Coffin, MPH, RDMS, RVT, RDCS
Susan L. Murphey BS, RDMS, RDCS

Surface EMG Evaluation of Sonographer Scanning Postures

(.pdf, 587 KB) | Susan L. Murphey BS, RDMS, RDCS, CECD
Andy Milkowski MS

RSNA study on back strain

(.pdf, 17 KB) | RSNA study sheds new light on sitting up straight

Government Issues Update on WRMSD in Sonography

(.pdf, 49 KB) | Joan P. Baker MSR, RDMS, RDCS
Susan L. Murphey BS, RDMS, RDCS, CECD

Cardiovascular Sonography: The Painful Art of Scanning

(.pdf, 977 KB) | Marti L. McCulloch, RDCS
Tianrong Xie, M.D.
David B. Adams, RDCS

Avoidance of Musculo-Skeletal Disorders During Ultrasound Scanning

(.pdf, 564 KB) | Jan Dodgeon, Lecturer/Practitioner in Ultrasound
Freddie Bernard, Physiotherapist
Jill Wilde, Moving & Handling Co-ordinator
Ann Newton-Hughes, Lecturer

Sonographers on Standby: Red tape delays final course of action on ergonomic reform

(.pdf, 1.23 MB) | RT Image October 1, 2001
Jill Waldbieser Asst Editor

Musculoskeletal Injuries: An occupational health and Safety issue in Sonography

(.pdf, 53 KB) | Val Gregory MIR, DMU, MMgt Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia

The mind /body physiological link & WRULD

(.pdf, 64.5 KB)
Precise of talk given to Radiology & Occupational Health Staff, Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham 2/11/01 by Dr. Graham Brown, Musculo-skeletal physician, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham.

Special Hearing on Ergonomics

(.pdf, 126 KB) | Bradley Evanoff, MD, MPH
Testimony Submitted to the United States Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education

Sonographers And Work Related Upper Limb Disorders (WRULD): An overview of current knowledge

(.pdf, 74.2 KB) | Gillian Cattell, DCR®, MSc Medical Ultrasound, Senior Radiographer, Birmingham Women’s Hospital

HETA 99-0093-2749

(.pdf, 116 KB) | Daniel J. Habes, M.S.E., C.P.E.
Sherry Baron, M.D., M.P.H.
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Piscataway, New Jersey

The Causes of Musculoskeletal Injury Amongst Sonographers in the UK

(.pdf, 360 KB) | Eleanor Ransom Society of Radiographers June 2002
Hard copies of this article are available from the Society of Radiographers, 207 Providence Square, Mill Street, London SE1 2EW, price £8 sterling each.

Prevalence of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Other Work-Related Musculoskeletal Problems in Cardiac Sonographers

(.pdf, 370 KB) | Heidi E. Vanerpool MPT
Elizabeth A. Fris MSME
Barbara S. Smith PhD, PT
Kenneth L. Harms BA

International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics (1997) pp 205-216: An injury profile of practicing diagnostic medical sonographers in Alberta

(.pdf, 670 KB) | Lois M. Wihlidal, Shrawan Kumar

Musculoskeletal Pain in Cardiac Ultrasonographers: Results of a Random Survey

(.pdf, 470 KB) | Annette C. Smith, RDCS
James G. Wolf, MA
Gong Yuan Xie, MD
Micel D. Smith, MD
Lexington, Kentucky

Musculosketal Symptomatology and Repetitive Strain Injuries in Diagnostic Sonographers

(.pdf, 500 KB) | A Pilot Study in Washington and Oregon
Martin Necas
Bellevue Community College, Spring 1996

The Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Related Work and Personal Factors Among Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

(.pdf, 430 KB) | Ian Pike, PhD
Andre Russo, BSc
Jonathan Berkowitz, PhD
Joan P Baker, MSR, RDMS
Vicke A. Lessoway, RTR, RDMS

An Update on Ergonomic Issues in Sonography (Canada)

(.pdf, 374 KB) | Carmel Murphy, M.Sc.
Andre Russo, B.Sc.
Healthcare Benefit Trust, July 2000

Work-Related Musculoskeletal Complaints in Sonologists

(.pdf, 460 KB) | Nicole Magnavita, MD
Liliana Bevelacqua, MD
Paoletta Mirk, MD
Adriano Feleni, MD
Nicolo Castellino, MD

Preventing Work-Related Musculoskeletal disorders in Sonography

(.pdf, 1.10 MB) | DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Citing for Ergonomic Violations

From ErgoWeb web site

Liberty Mutual Releases Workplace Injury and Cost Data

From ErgoWeb web site

RSI Summer '08 Newsletter