Carpal tunnel syndrome and computers

OReilly, Michael
August 2001
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/7/2001, Vol. 165 Issue 3, p326
Academic Journal
Reports on the results of a study in the journal 'Neurology' in which researchers found that rates of carpal tunnel syndrome were no different among computer users than in the general population. Methods of testing; Comments about the results from the researcher J. Clarke Stevens of the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, where the tests were conducted; His belief that other problems may be associated with computer use.


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