Updated Guidance Available on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
July 2, 2014 | Strategic Insights for Health System
Carpal tunnel syndrome results from compression of the median nerve at the wrist, and it can cause pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness in the affected hand(s). Many members of the healthcare workforce, both clinical (physicians and other providers) and nonclinical (support staff), face increased risk of carpal tunnel syndrome across a variety of healthcare settings, both inpatient and outpatient.
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