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Tool alerts surgeons if their posture is a problem

Published March 17, 2017

An article on Futurity reports on a study that UB researchers used to develop a tool to help surgeons improve their posture in the operating room to reduce back and neck pain, and quotes Victor Paquet, associate professor of industrial and systems engineering.

"Everyone knows that surgeons operate in a high-stress environment," he said. "Our research looks at something less obvious: the long-term risks that surgeons face by putting themselves in uncomfortable positions in the OR."

Read the story here.

An article also appeared on ValueWalk.