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June/July 2014 (vol. 11/1)

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Hand–arm vibration syndrome, Part 2

Part 2: clinical presentation and differential diagnosis

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In the second of a four-part series, Roger Cooke describes the clinical presentation and differential diagnosis of HAVS.

HAND–ARM vibration syndrome (HAVS) is a collective term describing the effects of hand-transmitted vibration on the blood vessels, nerves, muscles and other tissues in the upper limb. It is an important occupational disease with…

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

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Occupational Health at Work June/July 2014 (vol. 11/1) pp32-36

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