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Upper Limb Musculoskeletal Disorder Consortium

Research Completed by NIOSH

This page lists articles published by researchers at NIOSH as part of the Consortium. If you are interested in receiving more information about the articles listed below, please email Dr. Susan Burt or Dr. Alysha Meyers.

Journal articles

Burt S, Deddens JA, Crombie K, Jin Y, Wurzelbacher S, Ramsey J. A prospective study of carpal tunnel syndrome: Workplace and individual risk factors. Occup Environ Med. 2013 April [Accepted].

Burt S. Author’s response: Is carpal tunnel syndrome overdiagnosed? Occup Environ Med 2012 Sep; 69(9):690.

Burt S, Crombie K, Jin Y, Wurzelbacher S, Ramsey J, Deddens J. Workplace and individual risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome. Occup Environ Med 2011; 68:928-33.   Full text available on Medscape

Wurzelbacher S, Burt S, Crombie K, Ramsey J, Luo L, Allee S, Jin Y. A comparison of assessment methods of hand activity and force for use in calculating the ACGIH® hand activity level (HAL) TLV®. J Occup Environ Hyg 2010 Jul;7(7):407-16.

 
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