Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Selected References

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DIANE Publishing, Aug 1, 1996 - 110 pages
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Discusses the various aspects of carpal tunnel syndrome, including causes, therapy, ergonomics, and occupational factors. Describes the results of research done by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Gives full descriptions of common cumulative trauma disorders and the types of jobs implicated. Checklists for worksites and their risk factors for trauma disorders. Also provides ideas for preventing trauma disorders. Fully illustrated with diagrams and photos of the human body which show how the disease can affect a person.
 

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Page 140 - It is often associated with tingling, pain, or numbness in the thumb and first three fingers.
Page 157 - Synovial membranes lubricate movements of the tendons back and forth through the carpal tunnel. Finger movements with a flexed or extended wrist cause the tendons to be displaced past and against the adjacent walls of the carpal tunnel much like a belt sliding over a pulley (see Figure 2).
Page 343 - Professor. Department of Environmental and Industrial Health, The University of Michigan. Ann Arbor. Ml 48109 introduction This guide is concerned with carpal tunnel syndrome — what it is.
Page 162 - H. : Anatomical study of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel and etiologies of the carpal tunnel syndrome.
Page 162 - Contribution of flexor tendons to the carpal tunnel syndrome, Arch. Phys. Med. Rehabil. 58:379-385, 1977. Soferman, N., Weissman, SL, Haimou, M.: Acroparesthesias in Pregnancy. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 1964; 89(4):528-531.
Page 140 - CTDs are a class of musculoskeletal disorders involving damage to the tendons, tendon sheaths, synovial lubrication of the tendon sheaths, and the related bones, muscles, and nerves of the hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders, neck and back. The more frequently occurring...
Page 163 - Browne, E. and C. Synder: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Caused by Hand Injuries Plas. Recons Surg. 56:41-43(1975). 34. McGrath, M. and I. Polayes: Post Traumatic Median Neuroma: A Cause of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Ann. Plast. Surg. 3:227-230(1979). 35. Sabour, M. and H. Fadel: The Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A New Complication Ascribed to the "Pill".
Page 112 - DK [1984]. Occupational repetition strain injuries. Guidelines for diagnosis and management.
Page 163 - An investigation of cumulative trauma disorders in a poultry processing plant.
Page 155 - ... carpal tunnel syndrome and related illnesses are a major problem in some settings. In a retrospective study of carpal tunnel syndrome occurring in an automobile unholstery plant, Wehrle reported a plant-wide incidence rate of 2.0 cases per 200,000 work hours.(20) The incidence rate on some jobs was as high as 25.6.

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