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06 6. Books / Literature




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This article is from the Ergonomics and Typing Injury FAQ, by Dan Wallach dwallach@cs.princeton.edu with numerous contributions by others.

06 6. Books / Literature

A large amount has been written in the popular press and the medical
literature, and more comprehensive bibliographies (rsi.biblio and
rsi.biblio2) are available in the typing-injury archive.

Here are some books you might want to check out:
o Emil Pascarelli and Deborah Quilter, Repetitive Strain Injury, a
Computer User's Guide, John Wiley & Sons, ISBN 0-471-59533-0.
+ The Pascarelli book is often cited in various on-line
conversations. If you buy only one book, this is probably the
one to get.

o Don Sellers, Zap! How Your Computer Can Hurt You-And What You Can Do
About It, Peachpit Press, Inc., 1994. ISBN# 1-55609-021-0. Author's
e-mail: dsellers@netcom.com

o Stephanie Brown, Preventing Computer Injury: The Hand Book, Ergonome
Press, 1993, ISBN 1-884388-01-9.

o David Zemach-Bersin et al., Relaxercise, Harper Press, 1990, ISBN
0-06-250992-6

o Bonnie Prudden, Pain Erasure - The Bonnie Prudden Way. M. Evans &
Co., Inc., 1980; ISBN 0-87131-328-6 (hardcover). Ballantine Books,
Inc.; 1982 (softcover).

o Martin Sussman et al., Total Health at the Computer. Station Hill
Press, 1993.

o Don Aslett, Make Your House Do The Housework, Digest Books, 1986.
ISBN 0-89-879227-4. 201 pages.

o Sharon Butler, Conquering Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (& other RSIs),
Advanced Press (no ISBN, but phone 800-909-9795, pay $18.95 +
shipping). Author's e-mail: SButler100@aol.com

o A free packet of information is also available from the U.S.
Government. You might want to ask for:

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Selected References (March 1989)

NIOSH Publications Dissemination
4676 Columbia Parkway
Cincinnati, Ohio 45226

Alternatively, you can call NIOSH's 800 number: 800-356-4674
(800-35-NIOSH) or poke around their WWW page:
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html
7. Societies / Support Groups This section is new, so please forgive
it's incompleteness. Please send me mail so I can register your support
group.
o RSI patienten vereniging
Postbus 1222
NL-3800 BE Amersfoort
The Netherlands
phone (via FNV) (03480)87804
phone (abroad) + 31 3480 87804

 

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