Sickness Absence from Work among Persons with New Physician-Diagnosed Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Population-Based Matched-Cohort Study.

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Carpal tunnel syndrome is common among employed persons. Data on sickness absence from work in relation to carpal tunnel syndrome have been usually based on self-report and derived from clinical or occupational populations. We aimed to determine sickness absence among persons with physician-diagnosed carpal tunnel syndrome as compared to the general population.

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  • Environmental Health and Occupational Health
  • Orthopedics
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere0119795
JournalPLoS ONE
Volume10
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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