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Do exposure limits for hand-transmitted vibration prevent carpal tunnel syndrome?

S. Gillibrand, G. Ntani and D. Coggon.

in Occupational Medicine

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology; Occupational Medicine. 2350 words.

Background

An apparently high frequency of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) among shipyard workers undergoing health surveillance because of exposure to...

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Factors affecting finger and hand pain in workers with HAVS

R. House, K. Krajnak and D. Jiang.

in Occupational Medicine

June 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Neuropathology; Disorders of the Nervous System; Rheumatology. 1630 words.

Background

Pain and its management are important aspects of hand–arm vibration syndrome (HAVS).

Aims

To determine...

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Fit for work? Evaluation of a workshop for rheumatology teams

D. Cohen, S. Khan and N. Marfell.

in Occupational Medicine

June 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Organizational Psychology; Rheumatology. 1199 words.

Background

People with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may rapidly cease work prematurely due to ill-health. A recent survey noted that a quarter of respondents...

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Fitness for Work

Edited by Keith T Palmer, Ian Brown and John Hobson.

January 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy; Neurology; Psychiatry; Ophthalmology; Otolaryngology (ENT); Rheumatology; Gastroenterology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Haematology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Nephrology; Critical Care; Rehabilitation Medicine; Dermatology; Infectious Diseases; Old Age Psychiatry; Clinical Oncology. 736 pages.

The fifth edition of this established resource provides comprehensive and practical guidance on the effects of medical conditions on employment and working capability. Every significant...

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Occupational physicians’ perceptions and experience of appraisals for revalidation

A. F. Stern.

in Occupational Medicine

November 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology; Occupational Medicine. 3395 words.

Background

Formal, structured annual appraisals are now a regulatory requirement for all doctors and must meet the standards stipulated by the General...

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Oxford Textbook of Medicine

Edited by David A. Warrell, Timothy M. Cox and John D. Firth.

May 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Medical Ethics; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Medical Oncology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Infectious Diseases; Genito-urinary Medicine; Medical Toxicology; Occupational Medicine; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Dietetics; Obstetrics; Gastroenterology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Nuclear Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Rheumatology; Pain Medicine; Nephrology; Haematology; Dermatology; Neurology; Ophthalmology; Psychiatry; Addiction Medicine; Forensic Medicine; Sports and Exercise Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Palliative Medicine; Acute Medicine. 6010 pages.

The Oxford Textbook of Medicine is the foremost international textbook of medicine. Unrivalled in its coverage of the scientific aspects and clinical practice of internal medicine and its...

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Patient-reported factors influencing return to work after joint replacement

M. Bardgett, J. Lally, A. Malviya, B. Kleim and D. Deehan.

in Occupational Medicine

April 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology; Occupational Medicine. 4787 words.

Background

An increasing number of patients in the working population are undergoing total hip and knee replacement for osteoarthritis and the timing and...

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Rheumatological disorders

Steve Ryder and Karen Walker-Bone.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy; Rheumatology. 11094 words.

Musculoskeletal pain affects up to 50 per cent of the population at any one time. Consequently, low back pain, neck pain, and upper limb disorders are important causes of sickness absence....

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Work-related discussions between French rheumatologists and their rheumatoid arthritis patients

J. Meunier, B. Fautrel, Y. Roquelaure and P. Claudepierre.

in Occupational Medicine

August 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology; Occupational Medicine. 3056 words.

Background

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) causes significant impairment of physical function, and thus adversely affects patients’ ability to work.

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