Returning to work after herniorrhaphy

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6958.880b (Published 01 October 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:880
  1. D E Boyce,
  2. A A Shandall,
  3. D L Crosby
  1. Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Cardiff Royal Infirmary, Cardiff CF2 1SZ
  2. Department of General Surgery, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport NP4 2UB
  3. Department of General Surgery, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff CF4 4XW.

    EDITOR, - We disagree with several points made in the editorial on “returning to work after herniorrhaphy.”1 The authors state that “troublesome wound soreness is rare seven to 10 days after operation,” but we have shown that 15% …

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