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Chapter 10 - Ergonomics

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  12 February 2021

Jane S. Fonda
Affiliation:
University of Sydney
Rachael J. Rodgers
Affiliation:
Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney
William L. Ledger
Affiliation:
University of New South Wales, Sydney
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Summary

Sonographers are at risk of injury to the shoulders, neck and back. It is important to be aware of your posture when scanning and not to place repetitive strain on the body. Sonographers need to practice good ergonomics to prevent injury. Stretching and exercise will help reduce the risk of injury.

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Print publication year: 2021

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