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Occupational and personal risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome in industrial workers.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of the study was to evaluate both nonoccupational and occupational factors associated with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in industrial workers. METHODS Sixty-five workers withExpand
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Effects of Functional Restoration Versus 3 Hours per Week Physical Therapy: A Randomized Controlled Study
Study Design. Randomized parallel-group comparative trial with a 6-month follow-up period. Objective. To compare, in chronic low back pain patients, the effectiveness of a functional restorationExpand
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Noninvasive diagnosis of hepatic fibrosis or cirrhosis.
BACKGROUND & AIMS The evaluation of the degree of hepatic fibrosis is especially important in patients with chronic liver disease. The aim of this study was to study the diagnostic accuracy ofExpand
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Ultrasonographic diagnosis of hepatic fibrosis or cirrhosis.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Evaluation of the degree of hepatic fibrosis is especially important in patients with chronic liver disease. Our aim was to study the diagnostic accuracy of abdominal ultrasonographyExpand
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Prevalence, incidence and risk factors of carpal tunnel syndrome in a large footwear factory.
The study was conducted to assess the prevalence and incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in a large modern footwear factory and to identify factors predictive of CTS. To this end, 199 workersExpand
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Active epidemiological surveillance of musculoskeletal disorders in a shoe factory
Aims: (1) To evaluate an active method of surveillance of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). (2) To compare different criteria for deciding whether or not a work situation could be considered at highExpand
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Comparison of a functional restoration program with active individual physical therapy for patients with chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE To compare the short-term outcomes of active individual therapy (AIT) with those of a functional restoration program (FRP). DESIGN Prospective randomized controlled study. SETTING TwoExpand
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Souffrance psychique liée au travail : étude réalisée chez 456 soignants d'un centre hospitalier universitaire.
Une enquete de sante mentale a ete menee par le service de medecine du travail du personnel d'un centre hospitalier de 4 085 agents non medicaux : l'objectif etant d'apprecier le lien entreExpand
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Multidisciplinary Intensive Functional Restoration Versus Outpatient Active Physiotherapy in Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Study Design. Randomized parallel group comparative trial with a 1-year follow-up period. Objective. To compare in a population of patients with chronic low back pain, the effectiveness of aExpand
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[Prospective study of the outcome at one year of patients with chronic low back pain in a program of intensive functional restoration and ergonomic intervention. Factors predicting their return to
OBJECTIVES Evaluation of 1-year outcome after patients with chronic low back pain participated in an intensive functional restoration program associated with an ergonomic intervention on theExpand
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