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Injuries to the Extremities: Recreation Injuries in Industry.

Authors
Percy-E
Source
NIOSH 1979 Jun:62-66
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00091698
Abstract
Off work injuries that can interfere with a worker's performance and productivity are reviewed. Health problems discussed include low back pain, shoulder tenderness, arthritis, and fixation (frozen shoulder), arm pain caused by supraspinatous tendon tissue breakdown and calcium deposition, bicipital tendonitis, elbow tendonitis (tennis elbow), wrist tenosynovitis (Quervain's disease), finger tenosynovitis (trigger finger) and (baseball finger), post traumatic arthritis and trochanteric bursitis. Recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of these injuries are given by the author.
Keywords
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-78-0053; Upper-limbs; Lower-limbs; Accidents; Skeletal-system-disorders; Physiological-response; Absenteeism;
Publication Date
19790601
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings;
Funding Type
Contract;
Fiscal Year
1979
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Contract-210-78-0053
NIOSH Division
DTS;
Source Name
Occupational Safety and Health Symposia 1978, Division of Technical Services, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio
State
AZ; OH;
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