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Injuries to the Extremities: Bone and Joint Problems.

Authors
Haas-LM
Source
NIOSH 1979 Jun:67-71
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00091699
Abstract
Occupational injuries to the extremities involving bone and joint problems that are treated by orthopedic surgeons and occupational medicine specialists are discussed. Common fractures, strains, DeQuervain's disease, and tendon and nerve injuries are described. Job related bone and joint injuries to the wrist and hands also are considered. Treatment techniques are described and diagnostic and treatment procedures are reviewed. The return of the patient to work as soon as possible after injury, thorough diagnosis, prompt treatment, and rehabilitation are recommended by the author.
Keywords
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-78-0053; Musculoskeletal-system-disorders; Occupational-health; Accidents; Medical-treatment; Bone-dislocations; Joint-dislocations; Osteopathic-physicians; Health-services; Medical-personnel;
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;
Priority Area
Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Upper Extremities; Disease and Injury; Musculoskeletal-system-disorders;
Source Name
Occupational Safety and Health Symposia 1978, Division of Technical Services, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio
State
AZ; OH;
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