Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  1. Harris-Adamson C, Eisen EA, Neophytou A, Kapellusch J, Garg A, Hegmann KT, Thiese MS, Dale AM, Evanoff B, Bao S, Silverstein B, Gerr F, Burt S, Rempel D. (2016). Biomechanical and psychosocial exposures are independent risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome: assessment of confounding using causal diagrams. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 73(11):727-734. doi:10.1136/oemed-2016-103634. PMID: 27466616. [Epub: 2016 July 27].
  2. Dale AM, Gardner BT, Buckner-Petty S, Strickland JR, Evanoff B. (2016). Postoffer Pre-Placement Screening for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Newly Hired Manufacturing Workers. Journal of Occupational Environmental Medicine, 58(12):1212-1216. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000891. PMID: 27930481. PMCID: PMC5323071.
  3. Evanoff BA, Gardner BT, Strickland JR, Buckner-Petty S, Franzblau A, Dale AM. (2016). Long term symptomatic, functional, and work outcomes of carpal tunnel syndrome among construction workers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 59(5):357-68. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22564. PMID: 26909521. PMCID: PMC5023011. [Epub: 2016 Feb 23].
  4. Gardner BT, Dale AM, Buckner-Petty S, VanDillen L, Amick BC, Evanoff B. (2016). Comparison of employer productivity metrics to lost productivity estimated by commonly used questionnaires. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 58(2):170-7. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000587. PMID: 26849261. PMCID: PMC5009902.
  5. Gardner BT, Dale AM, Buckner-Petty S, Rachford R, Strickland J, Kaskutas V, Evanoff B. (2016). Functional measures developed for clinical populations identified impairment among active workers with upper extremity disorders. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 26(1):84-94. doi: 10.1007/s10926-015-9591-4. PMID: 26091980. PMCID: PMC5301801. [Epub: 2015 June 20].
  6. Mediouni Z, Bodin J, Dale AM, Herquelot E, Carton M, Leclerc A, Fouquet N, Dumontier C, Roquelaure Y, Evanoff B, Descatha A. (2015). Carpal tunnel syndrome and computer exposure at work in two large complementary cohorts. BMJ Open, 5(9):e008156. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008156. PMID: 26353869. PMCID: PMC4567686.
  7. Dale AM, Evanoff BA, Al-Lozi, M. (2015). Reply from the authors: re: Comparison of Automated Versus Traditional Nerve Conduction Study Methods for Median Nerve Testing in a General Worker Population. PMR, 7(5):551. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2015.02.008. PMID: 25983198
  8. Dale AM, Agboola F, Yun A, Zeringue A, Al-Lozi MT, Evanoff BA. (2015). Comparison of Automated versus Traditional Nerve Conduction Study Methods for Median Nerve Testing in a General Worker Population. PMR, 7(3):276-82. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2014.10.003. PMID: 25463687. PMCID: PMC4372480. [Epub: 2014 Oct 15].
  9. Descatha A, Dale AM, Fan ZJ, Roquelaure Y, Leclerc A, Rempel D, Silverstein BA, Evanoff BA. (2015). Lateral epicondylitis: new evidence for work relatedness. Joint Bone Spine, 82(1):5-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jbspin.2014.10.013. PMID: 25553834. [Epub: 2014 Dec 29].
  10. Dale AM, Gardner BT, Buckner-Petty S, Kaskutas V, Strickland J, Evanoff B. (2015). Responsiveness of a 1-year recall modified DASH Work module in active workers with upper extremity musculoskeletal symptomsJ Occup Rehabil Volume, 25(3):638-647. doi: 10.1007/s10926-015-9571-8. PMID: 25636265. PMCID: PMC4521984. [Epub: 2015 Jan 31].
  11. Descatha A, Dale AM, Jaegers L, Evanoff B. (2014). Do symptoms and physical examination findings predict elbow pain and functional outcomes in a working population? J Occup Environ Med. 56(11):e131-2. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000293. PMID: 25376421. PMCID: PMC4225782.
  12. Dale AM, Gardner BT, Zeringue A, Strickland J, Descatha A, Franzblau A, Evanoff BA. (2014). Self-reported physical work exposures and incident carpal tunnel syndrome. Am J Ind Med, 57(11): 1246-54. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22359. PMID: 25223617. PMCID: PMC4501479. [Epub: 2014 Sep 15].
  13. Dale AM, Gardner BT, Zeringue A, Werner R, Franzblau A, Evanoff B. (2014). The Effectiveness of Post-Offer Pre-placement Nerve Conduction Screening for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. J Occup Environ Med, 56(8):840-7. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000185. PMID: 25099410. PMCID: PMC4127642.
  14. McGaha J, Miller K, Descatha A, Welch L, Buchholz B, Evanoff B, Dale AM. (2014). Exploring physical exposures and identifying high-risk work tasks within the floor layer trade. Appl Ergon, 45(4): 857-864. doi: 10.1016/j.apergo.2013.11.002. PMID: 24274895. PMCID: PMC3999260. [Epub: 2013 Nov 23].
  15. Gardner BT, Dale AM, Descatha A, Evanoff B. (2014). Natural history of upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms and resulting work limitations over 3 years in a newly hired working population. J Occup Environ Med, 56(6):588-94. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000179. PMID: 24854251. PMCID: PMC4049189.
  16. Descatha A, Dale AM, Zeringue A, Evanoff B. (2014). Do co-morbid ulnar symptoms or ulnar neuropathy affect the prognosis of workers with carpal tunnel syndrome? J Occup Environ Med, 56(3):e2-3. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000118. PMID: 24603208. PMCID: PMC4002263.
  17. Evanoff B, Dale AM, Descatha A. (2014). A conceptual model of musculoskeletal disorders for occupational health practitioners. Int J Occup Med Environ Health, 27(1):145-8. doi: 10.2478/s13382-014-0232-5. PMID: 24549992. PMCID: PMC4096869.
  18. Evanoff B, Zeringue A, Franzblau A, Dale AM. (2014). Using job-title-based physical exposures from O*NET in an epidemiological study of carpal tunnel syndrome. Hum Factors, 56(1):166-77. doi: 10.1177/0018720813496567. PMID:24669551. PMCID: PMC4036526.
  19. Dale AM, Addison L, Lester J, Kaskutas V, Evanoff B. (2014). Weak grip strength does not predict upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms or injuries among new workers. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 24(2):325-31. doi: 10.1007/s10926-013-9460-y. PMID: 23857165. PMCID: PMC4725296.
  20. Descatha A, Dale AM, Jaegers L, Herquelot E, Evanoff B. (2013). Self-reported Physical Exposure Association with Medial and Lateral Epicondylitis Incidence in a Large Longitudinal Study. Occup Environ Med, 70(9):670-3. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2012-101341. PMID: 23825198. PMCID: PMC4059355. [Epub: 2013 Jul 3].
  21. Descatha A, Dale AM, Franzblau A, Evanoff B. (2013). Natural history and predictors of long-term pain and function among workers with hand symptoms. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 94(7):1293-9. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2013.01.028. PMID: 23416766. PMCID: PMC3695071. [Epub: 2013 Feb 14].
  22. Evanoff B, Dale AM, Deych E, Ryan D, Franzblau A. (2012). Risk factors for incident carpal tunnel syndrome: results of a prospective cohort study of newly-hired workers. Work, 41(Suppl 1):4450-2. doi: 10.3233/WOR-2012-0745-4450. PMID: 22317405. PMCID: PMC3752891.
  23. Calfee RP, Dale AM, Ryan D, Descatha A,Franzblau A, Evanoff B. (2012). Performance of simplified scoring systems for hand diagrams in carpal tunnel syndrome screening. J Hand Surg Am, 37(1):10-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2011.08.016. PMID: 21975100. PMCID: PMC3438892. [Epub: 2011 Oct 5].
  24. Descatha A., Dale A. M., Franzblau A., Coomes J., Evanoff B. (2011). Comparison of research case definitions for carpal tunnel syndrome. Scand J of Work Environ Health, 37(4):298-306. doi: 10.5271/sjweh.3148. PMID: 21301789. PMCID: PMC3317883. [Epub: 2011 Feb 8].
  25. Dale AM, Descatha A, Coomes J, Franzblau A, Evanoff B. (2011). Physical examination has a low yield in screening for carpal tunnel syndrome. Am J Ind Med, 54(1): 1–9. doi: 10.1002/ajim.20915. PMID: 21154516. PMCID: PMC3624757. [Epub:2010 Oct 28].
  26. Gardner BT, Lombardi DA, Dale AM, Franzblau A, Evanoff BA. (2010). Reliability of job-title based physical work exposures for the upper extremity: comparison to self-reported and observed exposure estimatesOccup Environ Med, 67(8):538-47. doi: 10.1136/oem.2008.044339. PMID: 20410076. [Epub: 2010 Apr 21].
  27. Gardner BT, Lombardi DA, Dale AM, Franzblau A, and Evanoff BA. (2010). Physical Work Exposures: Comparing Self-Reported, Observer-Rated and O*NET RatingsProfessional Safety, 55(7)31-37. http://www.asse.org/professionalsafety/pastissues/055/07/F2Gardn_0710.pdf
  28. Evanoff B, Kymes S. (2010). Modeling the cost-benefit of nerve conduction studies in pre-employment screening for carpal tunnel syndromeScand J of Work and Environ Health, 36(4):299-304. PMID: 20499041. PMCID: PMC3631007. [Epub: 2010 May 25].
  29. Descatha A, Dale AM, Franzblau A, Coomes J, Evanoff B. (2010). Diagnostic strategies using physical examination are minimally useful in defining carpal tunnel syndrome in population-based research studies. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 67(2):133-35. doi: 10.1136/oem.2009.047431. PMID: 19854697. PMCID: PMC2877090. [Epub: 2009 Oct 22].
  30. Dale AM, Strickland J, Gardner B, Symanzik J, Evanoff BA. (2010). Assessing agreement of self-reported and observed physical exposures of the upper extremityInt J Occup Environ Health, 16(1):1-10. PMID: 20166314. PMCID: PMC3579613.
  31. Johnson AM, Dale AM, Strickland JR, Venditti P, Evanoff BA. (2008). Employers’ concerns regarding research participationInt J Occup Environ Health, 14(1):11-7. PMID: 18320727.
  32. Gardner BT, Dale AM, VanDillen L, Franzblau A, Evanoff BA. (2008). Predictors of upper extremity symptoms and functional impairment among workers employed for 6 months in a new job. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 51(12):932-40. doi: 10.1002/ajim.20625. PMID: 18651568. [Epub: 2008 Jul 23].
  33. Dale AM, Strickland J, Symanzik J, Franzblau A, Evanoff B. (2008). Reliability of hand diagrams for the epidemiologic case definition of carpal tunnel syndrome. J Occup Rehabil, 18(3):223-48. doi: 10.1007/s10926-008-9139-y. PMID: 18521726. [Epub: 2008 Jun 3].
  34. Armstrong T, Dale AM, Franzblau A, Evanoff BA. (2008). Risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome and median neuropathy in a working population. J Occup Environ Med, 50(12):1355-64. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0b013e3181845fb1. PMID: 19092490.
  35. Armstrong TN, Dale AM, Al-Lozi MT, Franzblau A, Evanoff BA. (2008). Median and ulnar nerve conduction studies at the wrist: criterion validity of the NC-stat automated device. J Occup Environ Med, 50(7):758-64. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0b013e3181645425. PMID: 18617831.