Received: 26 July 2019
Accepted: 10 January 2020
First Online: 18 January 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The patients were informed about the research study and data collection as they completed the questionnaires in relation to their booking for surgical treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome. At this time, they gave their verbal consent to the examiner. Prior to study initiation, the protocol was reviewed by the local research ethics committee, and no specific approval was demanded because the study is a quality assurance study, which according to the Danish law “Act on a Biomedical Research Ethics Committee System and the Processing of Biomedical Research Projects”, Part 3 “Notification and Authorization: Questionnaire-based projects and register research projects shall only be notified to a regional committee if the project also involves human biological material.”
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.