Transient hand paresthesias in Champagne vineyard workers.

  title={Transient hand paresthesias in Champagne vineyard workers.},
  author={Y. Roquelaure and Y. Gabignon and J. Gillant and P. Delalieux and C. Ferrari and M. Mea and S. Fanello and D. Penneau-Fontbonne},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  volume={40 6},
  • Y. Roquelaure, Y. Gabignon, +5 authors D. Penneau-Fontbonne
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • American journal of industrial medicine
  • BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of hand paresthesias (HP) and their relationship with pruning activities. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted among 537 workers pruning grapevines in the region of Champagne. All workers completed a questionnaire about nocturnal HP and musculoskeletal pain during the preceding 12-month period. RESULTS The 12-month prevalence of nocturnal HP and hand-wrist pain were 37 and 12%, respectively. HP, predominantly affecting… CONTINUE READING
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