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The Neurogenic Hypothesis of RSI

Quinter, John; Elvey, Robert; Bammer, Gabriele

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The upsurge in cases of a syndrome known as repetition strain injury (RSI) or occupational overuse syndrome COOS) in the 1980s highlighted lack of precision in the medical diagnosis of work-related neck and upper limb disorders. 80,81 Exemplifying the prevailing ignorance, Ferguson 37 stated that 'the majority of cases of repetition strain injury are not localised syndromes, but of a more diffuse disorder, apparently of muscles ... and ... little is known of its aetiology, pathogenesis...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorQuinter, John
dc.contributor.authorElvey, Robert
dc.contributor.authorBammer, Gabriele
dc.date.accessioned2014-09-25T05:53:12Z
dc.date.available2014-09-25T05:53:12Z
dc.date.created1991-05
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/12092
dc.description.abstractThe upsurge in cases of a syndrome known as repetition strain injury (RSI) or occupational overuse syndrome COOS) in the 1980s highlighted lack of precision in the medical diagnosis of work-related neck and upper limb disorders. 80,81 Exemplifying the prevailing ignorance, Ferguson 37 stated that 'the majority of cases of repetition strain injury are not localised syndromes, but of a more diffuse disorder, apparently of muscles ... and ... little is known of its aetiology, pathogenesis and pathology ... nor, if when established, why it appears to persist despite prolonged rest of the patient.'
dc.format.extent75 pages
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherCanberra, ACT : National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH), The Australian National University
dc.relation.ispartofseriesDiscussion Papers on the Pathology of Work-Related Neck and Upper Limb Disorders and the Implications for Diagnosis and Treatment: Working paper :no. 24
dc.rightsAuthor/s retain copyright
dc.subjectRSI
dc.subjectneurogenic hypothesis
dc.subjectpathology
dc.subjectrepetition strain injury
dc.subjectupper limb
dc.titleThe Neurogenic Hypothesis of RSI
dc.typeWorking/Technical Paper
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationNational Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access
CollectionsANU National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH)

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