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Dupuytren's contracture and occupational exposure to hand-transmitted vibration

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Aims: The relation between Dupuytren's contracture and occupational exposure to hand-transmitted vibration (HTV) has frequently been debated. We explored associations in a representative national sample of workers with well-characterised exposure to HTV. Methods: We mailed a questionnaire to 21 201 subjects aged 16-64 years, selected at random from the age-sex registers of 34 general practices in Great Britain and to 993 subjects chosen randomly from military pay records, asking about occupat...

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10.1136/oemed-2013-101981

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Volume:
71
Issue:
4
Pages:
241-245
Publication date:
2014-04-05
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EISSN:
1470-7926
ISSN:
1351-0711
URN:
uuid:9829e895-61d2-4ed9-9c5d-4adf26e0a46d
Source identifiers:
473989
Local pid:
pubs:473989
Language:
English

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