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Diseases » Hand injury » Summary
 

What is Hand injury?

What is Hand injury?

Any injury involving the hand. The hands are very important in carrying out day-to-day functions so a ...more »

  • Hand injury: Any injury to the hand.

Hand injury: Introduction

Types of Hand injury:

Types of Hand injury:

Broader types of Hand injury:

What causes Hand injury?

Causes of Hand injury: see causes of Hand injury

What are the symptoms of Hand injury?

Symptoms of Hand injury: see symptoms of Hand injury

Hand injury: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Hand injury.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Hand injury.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Hand injury: Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Hand injury.
Treatments for Hand injury: see treatments for Hand injury
Research for Hand injury: see research for Hand injury

Society issues for Hand injury


Hospitalization statistics for Hand injury: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Hand injury:

  • 0.51% (65,282) of hospital episodes were for injuries to wrist and hand in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 97% of hospital consultations for injuries to wrist and hand required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 75% of hospital episodes for injuries to wrist and hand were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 25% of hospital episodes for injuries to wrist and hand were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Hand injury:

Organs and body systems related to Hand injury include:

Name and Aliases of Hand injury

Main name of condition: Hand injury

Other names or spellings for Hand injury:

Hand injury: Related Conditions

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