In the Clinic. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Ann Intern Med. 2015 Sep 1;163(5):ITC1. doi: 10.7326/AITC201509010.


This issue provides a clinical overview of carpal tunnel syndrome, focusing on screening and prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. The content of In the Clinic is drawn from the clinical information and education resources of the American College of Physicians (ACP), including MKSAP (Medical Knowledge and Self-Assessment Program). Annals of Internal Medicine editors develop In the Clinic in collaboration with the ACP's Medical Education and Publishing divisions and with the assistance of additional science writers and physician writers.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome* / diagnosis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome* / prevention & control
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome* / therapy
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Humans
  • Patient Education as Topic
  • Risk Factors