Q&A: Ergonomics key to preventing injury, improving well-being of endoscopists

Q&A: Ergonomics key to preventing injury, improving well-being of endoscopists

Optimal ergonomics plays a critical role in preventing endoscopy-related injury by enhancing safety in practice and, thus, extending career lifespans.Healio sat down with Catharine Walsh, MD, MEd, PhD, FRCPC, associate professor of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at the Hospital for Sick Children and in the department of pediatrics at Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, to talk about the importance of ergonomics and how to implement it into practice.Healio: Why is it important to explore optimal ergonomics in endoscopy?Walsh: Ergonomics, as it relates toRead More

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