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Group education, night splinting and home exercises reduce conversion to surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome: A multicentre randomised trial

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Question:
In people with carpal tunnel syndrome who are waitlisted for surgical consultation, does a therapist-led care pathway involving education, splinting and exercises reduce the need for surgery and improve patient outcomes?


Design:
A multicentre, randomised controlled trial with concealed allocation, blinded assessment and intention-to-treat analysis.


Participants:
One hundred and five p...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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ORCID:
0000-0002-3958-4408
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0000-0002-8126-1303
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Physiotherapy Journal website
Volume:
66
Issue:
2
Pages:
97-104
Publication date:
2020-04-11
Acceptance date:
2020-03-16
DOI:
EISSN:
1836-9561
ISSN:
1836-9553
Pubs id:
1100306
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pubs:1100306

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