Identifying de quervain’s tenosynovitis
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Identifying de quervain’s tenosynovitis

Mike Paynter Emergency nurse practitioner, Urgent treatment centre, Bridgewater Community Hospital, Somerset

Significant hand pain can result from both traumatic and non-traumatic causes. MIKE PAYNTER outlines some practical procedures to identify this overuse syndrome

Patients presenting to emergency departments and minor injury services with hand and wrist complaints account for up to 20 per cent of all visits.

Emergency Nurse. 14, 1, 27-29. doi: 10.7748/en2006.

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