Carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Repetitive work

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Kim Perrotta
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article profiles an occupational health hazard, injuries caused by repetitive work. Explains the spectrum of Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI). Discuses treatments to relieve symptoms. Highlights the struggle to fight for compensation. 

Preventing work-related injuries: soft tissue injuries

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Looks at ways to prevent soft-tissue injuries in the workplace. Also examines effective ways of dealing with these injuries.

Carpal tunnel syndrome as an occupational disease

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Stephanie Y. Kao
Publisher: 
The Journal of the American Board of Family Practice
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Lexington, KY

Reviews the literature on both historical aspects and more recent epidemiologic studies of occupational carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).

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ISSN 08938652
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Includes bibliographical references.

A call to action: women's health at work & musculoskeletal disorders

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English
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Online
Author: 
Stephanie Premji
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Explains how women are more susceptible to musculoskeletal disorders, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, because of the type of jobs in which they often work. Suggests steps to help remedy the amount of women injured on the job.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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