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Injuries to the Extremities: Bone and Joint Problems.
NIOSH 1979 Jun:67-71
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.
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-78-0053; Musculoskeletal-system-disorders; Occupational-health; Accidents; Medical-treatment; Bone-dislocations; Joint-dislocations; Osteopathic-physicians; Health-services; Medical-personnel;
Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Upper Extremities; Disease and Injury; Musculoskeletal-system-disorders;
Occupational Safety and Health Symposia 1978, Division of Technical Services, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division