International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 194

Full Length Research Paper

Nurses’ perspectives about context specific job factors and coping strategies for back pain experiences among nurses in Lusaka, Zambia: A qualitative study

Loveness A. Nkhata
  • Loveness A. Nkhata
  • Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, P. O. BOX 241, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa.
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Yolandi Brink
  • Yolandi Brink
  • Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, P. O. BOX 241, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa.
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Dawn Ernstzen
  • Dawn Ernstzen
  • Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, P. O. BOX 241, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa.
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Quinnette A. Louw
  • Quinnette A. Louw
  • Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, P. O. BOX 241, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa.
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  •  Received: 12 December 2019
  •  Accepted: 31 January 2020
  •  Published: 31 March 2020

How to cite this article

APA /
Nkhata, L. A., Brink, Y., Ernstzen, D., & Louw, Q. A. (2020). Nurses’ perspectives about context specific job factors and coping strategies for back pain experiences among nurses in Lusaka, Zambia: A qualitative study. International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 12(1), 22-31.
Chicago /
Loveness A. Nkhata, Yolandi Brink, Dawn Ernstzen and Quinnette A. Louw  . "Nurses’ perspectives about context specific job factors and coping strategies for back pain experiences among nurses in Lusaka, Zambia: A qualitative study." International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery 12, no. 1 (2020): 22-31.
MLA /
Loveness A. Nkhata, et al. "Nurses’ perspectives about context specific job factors and coping strategies for back pain experiences among nurses in Lusaka, Zambia: A qualitative study." International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery 12.1 (2020): 22-31.