Vibrotactile sense in the hand-arm vibration syndrome.

@article{Strmberg1998VibrotactileSI,
  title={Vibrotactile sense in the hand-arm vibration syndrome.},
  author={T. Str{\"o}mberg and Lars B Dahlin and G{\"o}ran Lundborg},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  year={1998},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={495-502}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to investigate disturbances of the vibrotactile sense and their relation to clinical symptoms and findings among male symptomatic workers suffering from the hand-arm vibration syndrome. METHODS Ninety-six such patients were interviewed and given a clinical and tactilometric examination. The symptoms were classified according to the Stockholm Workshop Scale. A sensibility index was used to quantify vibrotactile sense in the tactilogram. RESULTS An… CONTINUE READING

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