Current perception threshold and the HAVS Stockholm sensorineural scale.

House R, Krajnak K, Manno M, Lander L. Occup Med (Lond). 2009 Oct;59(7):476-82. Epub 2009 May 21. BACKGROUND: It is important to determine which tests of sensorineural dysfunction identify the neurological damage from hand-arm vibration exposure. AIMS: To examine the association between the hand-arm

Allergic contact dermatitis caused by diclofenac cream.

Lynde CB, Pierscianowski TA, Pratt MD. CMAJ. 2009 Dec 8;181(12):925-6. Epub 2009 Oct 26. PubMed link to article

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Tarlo SM, Liss GM, Blanc PD. Pol Arch Med Wewn. 2009 Oct;119(10):660-6. ABSTRACT: Work-related asthma is common among adult asthmatics, either asthma initially caused by work (occupational asthma) or pre-existing asthma worsened by work factors (work-exacerbated asthma). Appropriate manage

Repeated mechanical trauma to the hands: the use of anti-impaction gloves for treatment and return to work.

Kwok T, Arrandale V, Skotnicki-Grant S. Dermatitis. 2009 Oct;20(5):278-83. BACKGROUND: Repeated mechanical trauma to the hands can result in frictional hand dermatitis (FHD) and (in some cases) hyperkeratotic hand dermatitis (HHD), forms of irritant contact dermatitis. These conditions ca