Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

 

  1. Yung M, Dale AM, Kapellusch J, Bao S, Harris-Adamson C, Meyers AR, Hegmann KT, Rempel D, Evanoff BA. (2019). Modeling the Effect of the 2018 Revised ACGIH® Hand Activity Threshold Limit Value® (TLV) at Reducing Risk for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. J Occup Environ Hyg, 16(9):628-633. doi: 10.1080/15459624.2019.1640366. PMID: 31361578. PMCID: PMC7663429. [Epub 2019 Jul 30].
  2. Franklin GM, Evanoff BA. (2019). Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Surgery or More Conservative Management? Muscle Nerve, 60(1):12-13. doi: 10.1002/mus.26502. PMID: 31049992. [Epub: 2019 May 14].
  3. 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. Occup Environ Med, 73(11):727-734. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2016-103634. PMID: 27466616. PMCID: PMC6555409. [Epub: 2016 July 27].
  4. 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. J Occup Environ Med, 58(12):1212-1216. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000891. PMID: 27930481. PMCID: PMC5323071.
  5. 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. Am J of Ind Med, 59(5):357-68. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22564. PMID: 26909521. PMCID: PMC5023011. [Epub: 2016 Feb 23].
  6. 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. J Occup Environ Med, 58(2):170-7. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000587. PMID: 26849261. PMCID: PMC5009902.
  7. 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. J Occup Rehabil, 26(1):84-94. doi: 10.1007/s10926-015-9591-4. PMID: 26091980. PMCID: PMC5301801. [Epub: 2015 June 20].
  8. 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. [Epub: 2015 Sep 9].
  9. 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.
  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 symptoms. J Occup Rehabil Volume, 25(3):638-47. doi: 10.1007/s10926-015-9571-8. PMID: 25636265. PMCID: PMC4521984. [Epub: 2015 Jan 31].
  11. 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].
  12. Descatha A, Dale AM, Silverstein BA, Roquelaure Y, Rempel D. (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].
  13. 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.
  14. 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].
  15. 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):840-47. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000185. PMID: 25099410. PMCID: PMC4127642.
  16. 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):857-64. doi: 10.1016/j.apergo.2013.11.002. PMID: 24274895. PMCID: PMC3999260. [Epub: 2013 Nov 23].
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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):145-48. doi: 10.2478/s13382-014-0232-5. PMID: 24549992. PMCID: PMC4096869.
  20. 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. [Epub: 2013 Jul 23].
  21. 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. J Occup Rehabil, 24(2):325-31. doi: 10.1007/s10926-013-9460-y. PMID: 23857165. PMCID: PMC4725296. [Epub: 2013 July 16].
  22. 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):670-73. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2012-101341. PMID: 23825198. PMCID: PMC4059355. [Epub: 2013 Jul 3].
  23. 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):1293-99. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2013.01.028. PMID: 23416766. PMCID: PMC3695071. [Epub: 2013 Feb 14].
  24. 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(Supplement 1):4450-2. doi: 10.3233/WOR-2012-0745-4450. PMID: 22317405. PMCID: PMC3752891.
  25. 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].
  26. Descatha A, Dale AM, 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].
  27. 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].
  28. 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 estimates. Occup Environ Med, 67(8):538-47. doi: 10.1136/oem.2008.044339. PMID: 20410076. [Epub: 2010 Apr 21].
  29. Gardner BT, Lombardi DA, Dale AM, Franzblau A, Evanoff BA. (2010). Physical Work Exposures: Comparing Self-Reported, Observer-Rated and O*NET Ratings. Prof Saf, 55(7):31-37.
  30. Evanoff B, Kymes S. (2010). Modeling the cost-benefit of nerve conduction studies in pre-employment screening for carpal tunnel syndrome. Scand J of Work and Environ Health, 36(4):299-304. doi: 10.5271/sjweh.3030. PMID: 20499041. PMCID: PMC3631007. [Epub: 2010 May 25].
  31. Dale AM, Strickland J, Gardner B, Symanzik J, Evanoff BA. (2010). Assessing agreement of self-reported and observed physical exposures of the upper extremity. Int J Occup Environ Health, 16(1):1-10. doi: 10.1179/107735210800546227. PMID: 20166314. PMCID: PMC3579613. [Epub: 2013 Nov 20].
  32. Johnson AM, Dale AM, Strickland JR, Venditti P, Evanoff BA. (2008). Employers’ concerns regarding research participation. Int J Occup Environ Health, 14(1):11-7. doi: 10.1179/oeh.2008.14.1.11. PMID: 18320727. [Epub: 2013 Jul 19].
  33. 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. Am J Ind Med, 51(12):932-40. doi: 10.1002/ajim.20625. PMID: 18651568. [Epub: 2008 Jul 23].
  34. 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].
  35. 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.
  36. 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.