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AIM The expert committee of the German Ministry for Labour and Social Affairs suggested carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) as an "occupational disease". This systematic literature review and metaanalysis was aimed at identifying associated and risk factors for CTS. Part II addresses the occupational factors of CTS. MATERIAL AND METHOD A systematic literature(More)
AIM The expert committee of the German Ministry for Labour and Social Affairs suggested carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) as an "occupational disease". This systematic literature review and metaanalysis was aimed at identifying associated and risk factors for CTS. Part I addresses the general factors and possible concurrent factors of CTS. These results may be(More)
The applications for care in a nursing home, proposed by patients in hospitals, should be judged promptly. Judgements based on specifications compiled by the hospital social service are compared to the results of direct examination of the patient in hospital; 96% agreement regarding need for care, 91% agreement regarding necessity of care in a nursing home.(More)
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