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Software-recorded and self-reported duration of computer use in relation to the onset of severe arm–wrist–hand pain and neck–shoulder pain
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    Exposure to keyboard/mouse use = keystrokes + mouse clicks + POSTURE - a missing variable that cannot be overstated

    Self-report of duration of computer use is usually overestimated. The search for a valid measure of exposure to keyboard/mouse use resulted in the development of a computer registration software. The use of this new software generated unexpected results when IJmker et al.1 found software- recorded computer use was not significantly associated with upper extremity/neck symptom onset while self-reported computer use was sig...

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