TITLE

Direct access carpal tunnel decompression: Early evaluation of a new service

AUTHOR(S)
Power, D. M.; Shewell, P. C.
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Internet Journal of Hand Surgery;2007, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A direct access carpal tunnel decompression (CTD) service was established at a satellite community hospital in rural Wales to minimise inconvenience for local patients and to reduce the orthopaedic outpatient and operating theatre workload for the main orthopaedic unit. The structure of the service is described together with an initial evaluation from the patients' perspective.
ACCESSION #
29341448

 

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