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Work-related disorders

 

Epidemiology

Incidence and prevalence of upper-limb work related musculoskeletal disorders: A systematic review.
da Costa JT, Baptista JS, Vaz M.
Work. 2015 Jul 29;51(4):635-44. doi: 10.3233/WOR-152032.

Are pushing and pulling work-related risk factors for upper extremity symptoms? A systematic review of observational studies.
Hoozemans MJ, Knelange EB, Frings-Dresen MH, Veeger HE, Kuijer PP.
Occup Environ Med. 2014 Nov;71(11):788-95. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2013-101837. Epub 2014 Jul 17.

Occupational exposures and neck and upper extremity disorders: a systematic review [internet].
Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment.
Stockholm: Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment (SBU); 2012 Mar.

Musculoskeletal disorders in professional violinists and violists. Systematic review.
Moraes GF, Antunes AP.
Acta Ortop Bras. 2012;20(1):43-7. doi: 10.1590/S1413-78522012000100009.

Risk factors for neck and upper extremity disorders among computers users and the effect of interventions: an overview of systematic reviews.
Andersen JH, Fallentin N, Thomsen JF, Mikkelsen S.
PLoS One. 2011 May 12;6(5):e19691. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019691.

The prevalence and incidence of musculoskeletal symptoms among hospital physicians: a systematic review.
Oude Hengel KM, Visser B, Sluiter JK.
Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2011 Feb;84(2):115-9. doi: 10.1007/s00420-010-0565-8. Epub 2010 Aug 5.

 
Diagnosis
A systematic review of diagnostic performance of quantitative tests to assess musculoskeletal disorders in hand-arm vibration syndrome.
Mahbub MH, Kurozawa Y, Ishitake T, Kume Y, Miyashita K, Sakakibara H, Sato S, Toibana N, Harada N.
Ind Health. 2015 Oct 2;53(5):391-7. doi: 10.2486/indhealth.2014-0221. Epub 2015 Jun 6.
 
Treatments & preventive interventions

Conservative interventions for treating work-related complaints of the arm, neck or shoulder in adults.
Verhagen AP, Bierma-Zeinstra SM, Burdorf A, Stynes SM, de Vet HC, Koes BW.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Dec 12;12:CD008742. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD008742.pub2.

Effectiveness of occupational therapy interventions for adults with musculoskeletal conditions of the forearm, wrist, and hand: A systematic review.
Roll SC, Hardison ME.
Am J Occup Ther. 2017 Jan/Feb;71(1):7101180010p1-7101180010p12. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2017.023234.

The effects of workplace physical activity programs on musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Moreira-Silva I, Teixeira PM, Santos R, Abreu S, Moreira C, Mota J.
Workplace Health Saf. 2016 May;64(5):210-22. doi: 10.1177/2165079916629688.

Effectiveness of workplace interventions in the prevention of upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders and symptoms: an update of the evidence.
Van Eerd D, Munhall C, Irvin E, Rempel D, Brewer S, van der Beek AJ, Dennerlein JT, Tullar J, Skivington K, Pinion C, Amick B.
Occup Environ Med. 2016 Jan;73(1):62-70. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2015-102992. Epub 2015 Nov 8.

The effects of forearm support on upper body for people in front of monitor: a meta-analysis.
Lyu J, Wu X, Duan X, Xiang Z.
Arch Environ Occup Health. 2015 Sep 3;70(5):243-50. doi: 10.1080/19338244.2013.845138.

Effective interventions for cumulative trauma disorders of the upper extremity in computer users: practice models based on systematic review.
Goodman G, Kovach L, Fisher A, Elsesser E, Bobinski D, Hansen J.
Work. 2012;42(1):153-72.

Risk factors for neck and upper extremity disorders among computers users and the effect of interventions: an overview of systematic reviews.
Andersen JH, Fallentin N, Thomsen JF, Mikkelsen S.
PLoS One. 2011 May 12;6(5):e19691. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019691.

Occupational therapy interventions for work-related injuries and conditions of the forearm, wrist, and hand: a systematic review.
Amini D.
Am J Occup Ther. 2011 Jan-Feb;65(1):29-36. -Feb;65(1):29-36.

Workplace management of upper limb disorders: a systematic review.
Dick FD, Graveling RA, Munro W, Walker-Bone K; Guideline Development Group.
Occup Med (Lond). 2011 Jan;61(1):19-25. doi: 10.1093/occmed/kqq174. Epub 2010 Dec 2.

 

 

 

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