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The Duration of computer use as risk for hand-arm and neck-shoulder symptoms

@inproceedings{Ijmker2006TheDO,
  title={The Duration of computer use as risk for hand-arm and neck-shoulder symptoms},
  author={S. Ijmker and Huysmans and Birgitte M. Blatter and Allard J. van der Beek and Willem van Mechelen and Paulien M. Bongers},
  year={2006}
}
Worldwide, millions of office workers use a computer. This systematic review sum marizes the evidence for a relation between the duration of computer use and the incidence of hand-arm and neck- shoulder symptoms and disorders. The strength of the evidence was based on methodological quality and consistency of the results. Nine articles based on longitudinal studies were identified, of which six were rated as high quali ty. Moderate evidence was concl uded for a positive association between the… 
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