Time to return to work and surgeons' recommendations after carpal tunnel release.

  title={Time to return to work and surgeons' recommendations after carpal tunnel release.},
  author={Navah Zelda Ratzon and Tamara Schejter-Margalit and Paul Froom},
  journal={Occupational medicine},
  volume={56 1},
BACKGROUND Time to return to work after carpal tunnel release is extremely variable suggesting that only a small proportion of total sick-leave is for medical reasons. AIMS To determine factors predicting a delayed return to work. METHODS Fifty consecutive employed patients undergoing carpal tunnel surgery were tested pre-operatively, and then at 1 month post-operatively using both questionnaires and objective testing. Further follow-up by telephone was carried out every 2 weeks up until 90… CONTINUE READING

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