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Carpal tunnel syndrome and the use of computer mouse and keyboard: A systematic review

Jane F Thomsen1*, Fred Gerr2 and Isam Atroshi3

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1 Department of Occupational Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital in Glostrup, Nordre Ringvej, DK-2600 Glostrup. Denmark

2 Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52245. USA

3 Department of Orthopaedics, Hässleholm and Kristianstad Hospitals SE-28125 Hässleholm. Sweden

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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008, 9:134  doi:10.1186/1471-2474-9-134

Published: 6 October 2008

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Table 2. Epidemiological studies on carpal tunnel syndrome and use of computer mouse and keyboard. The Table provides information on study design, population, response rate, control group, exposure, CTS case definition, confounders controlled for, results and strengths and weaknesses.

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