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Equation of Moore and Garb for Predicting the Incidence Rate of Distal Upper Extremity Disorders from Occupational Exposure

Purpose:

To estimate the annual incidence rate for distal upper extremity disorders in workers using the equation of Moore and Garb.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, selection, disability and performance

ICD-10:

S50, S53, S54, S56

Description:

Moore and Garb developed an equation to predict the incidence rate of distal upper extremity disorders in workers based on work conditions. This can help identify those workers who may benefit from occupational interventions to reduce risk. The authors are from the Medical College and University of Wisconsin.

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