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Discussion Paper - Nerve Entrapments and Tendinopathies of the Arm, Neck and Shoulder Consultation

Appendix C: Detailed Summary of Evidence Identified in Systematic Review

At issue was a review of policy on activity-related soft tissue disorders (“ASTDs”), such as carpal tunnel syndrome and bursitis. The aim of this review was to:

  • ensure that policy was consistent with current medical/scientific evidence and terminology; and
  • consolidate and clarify guidance on adjudication of ASTD claims.

Consultation closed November 1, 2013.