Self-reported productivity loss among workers with upper extremity disorders.

@article{Martimo2009SelfreportedPL,
  title={Self-reported productivity loss among workers with upper extremity disorders.},
  author={K. Martimo and R. Shiri and H. Miranda and R. Ketola and H. Varonen and E. Viikari-Juntura},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment \& health},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={
          301-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Upper extremity disorders (UED) are prevalent in working populations. This study investigates the prevalence, magnitude, and associated factors of on-the-job productivity loss among workers with UED. METHODS Workers with incipient upper extremity symptoms were invited to participate in our study after the disorder was verified by a physician and no immediate sick leave was required. Of the 177 eligible patients, 168 (95%) were included in the study. They were asked to describe their… Expand
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