Strategies for the prevention of carpal tunnel syndrome in the workplace: A systematic review

Maria Constanza Trillos, Castillo Juan, Ingrid Alexandra Tolosa Guzman, Andrés Felipe Sánchez Medina, Silvia Marcela Ballesteros

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Abstract

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is one of the most frequently occurring musculoskeletal disorders of the upper limbs. Strategies for preventing CTS in the workplace include interventions such as ergonomics, education, exercise, physical therapy, and occupational health. The purpose of this study was to provide a general overview based on the review of scientific literature regarding strategies used for preventing CTS in working populations. From September to October 2018, the MEDLINE, PUBMED, EMBASE and SCOPUS (1990 to December 2017) databases were searched for evidence
Original languageSpanish (Colombia)
Article number103353
JournalApplied Ergonomics
Volume93
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2021

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