Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome
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Related to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome: Vibration white finger
Hand Arm Vibration Syndromethe current medical description of what used to include vibration induced white finger, a condition often suffered by workers using vibrating power tools and often litigated. In such cases use is made of the Taylor Pelmear Scale and the Stockholm Scale as ways of indicating the severity of the disease.
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