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What is the effect of occupational based interventions in hand injury rehabilitation?

Daud, A, Yau, M, Barnett, F, Judd, J, Jones, R & Nawawi, R 2016, 'Integration of occupation based intervention in hand injury rehabilitation: a randomized controlled trial', Journal of hand therapy, vol. 29, no. 1, pp.30-40.

What conservative forms of treatment are effective in improving pain and function in patients diagnosed with osteoarthritis?

Valdes, K, & Marik, T 2010, ‘A Systematic Review of Conservative Interventions for Osteoarthritis of the Hand’, Journal of Hand Therapy, vol. 23, pp. 334–51.

What is the effectiveness of static resting splints in early rheumatoid arthritis?

Adams, J, Burridge, J, Mullee, M, Hammond, A & Cooper, C 2008, 'The clinical effectiveness of static resting splints in early rheumatoid arthritis: a randomized controlled trial.' Rheumatology, vol. 47, no. 10, pp.1548-1553.


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