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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Health Center

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - References


  1. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (2008, reaffirmed 2011). Clinical Practice Guideline on the Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Available online:

Other Works Consulted

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (2007). Clinical guideline on diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome. Available online:

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Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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