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Carpal tunnel syndrome, Part-2

Part 2 - Clinical diagnosis and management

Summary:

In the second of a two-part series, Roger Cooke describes the clinical process of diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome and managing the condition in the occupational health setting.  

IN general the diagnosis of medical conditions in the workplace results either from self-presentation by an individual with symptoms, or as the result of health surveillance. Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) may be picked up during the health surveillance of a wide variety of workers…

Dr Roger Cooke is a consultant in occupational medicine and honorary senior lecturer at the Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Birmingham.

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Occupational Health at Work August/September 2013 (vol. 10/2) pp24-27

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