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ERIC Number: EJ447185
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-726X
Interpreter's Wrist: Repetitive Stress Injury and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Sign Language Interpreters.
Stedt, Joe D.
American Annals of the Deaf, v137 n1 p40-43 Mar 1992
In a survey concerning repetitive stress injury (RSI) and carpal tunnel syndrome, 87 percent of the 40 sign language interpreters reported that they had at some time experienced at least 2 symptoms associated with RSI, and most interpreters knew others with RSI problems. Data indicate that RSI is a severe problem among sign language interpreters. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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