HAVS


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HAVS

Abbreviation for hand arm vibration syndrome.

hand-arm vibration syndrome

(hand'arm'),

HAVS

Injury to the nerves, muscles, and tendons of the wrist and hand due to the repetitive use of vibrating hand tools. Synonym: vibration-induced neuropathy

Symptoms

Patients may report intolerance of cold, muscular weakness, tingling sensations, or changes of color in the hand, fingers, or wrist.

HAVS

Abbreviation for hand-arm-vibration syndrome.
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But rearview mirrors are obviously not necessary for HAVs that rely on rear-facing sensors instead of in-cab mirrors.
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As a result, the 'Curo' fits well into Master comprehensive range of services, complimenting the HAV testing offer with an affordable, effective, easy-to-use vibration management system.
Army, which has already tested prototypes of a cousin of the HAV, the long-endurance, multi-intelligence vehicle (LEMV), which has been developed for surveillance purposes.
The history and symptoms of HAVS, HAVS with CTS, and CTS alone are compared in Table 3.
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Five million people in the UK, out of a population of 60 million, are exposed to HAV and up to two million of these are at a potentially dangerous level of risk.