Repetitive strain injury Examine working practices

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6923.269 (Published 22 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:269
  1. A Seaton
  1. Environmental and Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB9 2ZD.

    EDITOR,- The subtitle of Peter Brooks's editorial on repetitive strain injury (Does not exist as a separate medical condition), if not the editorial itself, risks seriously misleading the medical profession to the detriment of people doing manual work.1 The subtitle will reinforce the prejudices of those doctors who believe that all people who attribute their ill health to their work are malingerers or potential litigants. The editorial does, however, hint at …

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