TITLE

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINE ON Diagnosis of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
Keith, Michael Warren; Masear, Victoria; Chung, Kevin C.; Maupin, Kent; Andary, Michael; Amadio, Peter C.; Watters III, William C.; Goldberg, Michael J.; Haralson III, Robert H.; Turkelson, Charles M.; Wies, Janet L.; McGowan, Richard
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Oct2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 10, p2478
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers guidelines on carpal tunnel syndrome diagnosis from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Recommendations include that a physician should obtain an accurate patient history, that should perform a physical examination of the patient, and may obtain electrodiagnostic tests to differentiate among diagnoses. Further recommendations are also offered.
ACCESSION #
44532508

 

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