Musculoskeletal injuries are an occupational hazard for endoscopists, with most experiencing painful symptoms as a result of their work, new research suggests. A review on occupational health hazards for endoscopists, published in the Annals of Gastroenterology, cites surveys which put the prevalence of MSK symptoms at between 37% and 89%. Pain in the thumb, hands, neck ...
‘Colonoscopists thumb’ shows need for better health & safety protection for endoscopists
By Tessa Hoffman
6 Sep 2018