The Comprehensive Guide to Work Injury Management / Edition 1

The Comprehensive Guide to Work Injury Management / Edition 1

by Susan J. Isernhagen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0834205580

ISBN-13: 9780834205581

Pub. Date: 01/28/1995

Publisher: Aspen Publishers, Inc.

This book features the latest approaches to help you create a safe wor kplace, avoid injury, and return the injured worker to the job. This t imely resource provides updates on the practical, cost-effective appro aches that produce measurable outcomes. Readers will learn how to appl y the latest techniques for early intervention and prevention. Ergonom ics,

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This book features the latest approaches to help you create a safe wor kplace, avoid injury, and return the injured worker to the job. This t imely resource provides updates on the practical, cost-effective appro aches that produce measurable outcomes. Readers will learn how to appl y the latest techniques for early intervention and prevention. Ergonom ics, functional testing and measurement, carpal tunnel syndrome, and b ack injuries, and a wide range of state-of-the-art approaches are show cased in a single volume. See how to comply with OSHA and ADA requirem ents, conduct outcome studies, and much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834205581
Publisher:
Aspen Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Pages:
821
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1Ergonomics: Analyzing Work from a Physiological Perspective3
Ch. 2Formation and Workings of an Ergonomics Team: A Case Study40
Ch. 3The Role of the Safety Director in Injury Prevention51
Ch. 4Job Analysis70
Ch. 5Functional Prework Screening86
Ch. 6Case Studies: Prework Screening98
Ch. 7Back School103
Ch. 8Establishing an Industrial Prevention Program118
Ch. 9Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Research127
Ch. 10Industrial Rehabilitation and the Hand Specialist193
Ch. 11Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Measurement and Surveillance Management231
Ch. 12Working with the Workers: The "Buy In" to Maintenance of Wellness254
Ch. 13On-Site Medical Care and Physical Therapy Impact269
Ch. 14The Objectives of Treatment for Mechanical Low Back Pain280
Ch. 15Physical Therapy Early Intervention305
Ch. 16The Role of Chiropractic in Return to Work318
Ch. 17Tests and Measurements in Returning Injured Workers to Work345
Ch. 18Cardiopulmonary System: Implications for Work Evaluation and Rehabilitation368
Ch. 19The Kinesiophysical Approach Matches Worker and Employer Needs399
Ch. 20Contemporary Issues in Functional Capacity Evaluation410
Ch. 21Functional Capacity Evaluation: Case Studies430
Ch. 22Work-Hardening and Work-Conditioning Perspectives443
Ch. 23Behavior Modification with the Injured Worker463
Ch. 24Integrated Work Therapy in the Small Practice469
Ch. 25Work Rehabilitation: The Importance of Networking with the Employer for Achieving Successful Outcomes483
Ch. 26Clinical Case Study: Successful Management of an Injured Worker498
Ch. 27The Role of Equipment in Evaluation and Treatment of Occupational-Related Injuries504
Ch. 28Getting a Handle on Motivation: Self-Efficacy in Rehabilitation514
Ch. 29Pain and Return to Work: Turning the Corner543
Ch. 30Testifying in Court: You and Your Records557
Ch. 31The Tertiary Care Level: The Problem Patient565
Ch. 32Rehabilitation of Chronic Musculoskeletal Disorders at the Clinic of Rheumatology and Institute of Physical Therapy, University Hospital, Zurich584
Ch. 33Occupational Rehabilitation and Functional Capacity Evaluation in Australia596
Ch. 34Developing Occupational Medicine Programs and Systems613
Ch. 35Building Occupational Health and Rehabilitation Programs on the Consumer's Actual Needs634
Ch. 36Risk Management Consulting: Blending the Analysis of Problems with the Development of Solutions653
Ch. 37An Industrial Perspective on Reducing Workers' Compensation Claims689
Ch. 38Managed Care and Workers' Compensation698
Ch. 39Topical Medical Issues in Workers' Compensation Systems739
Ch. 40Quality Outcomes in Work Rehabilitation753
Ch. 41Reasonable Accommodation and the Americans with Disabilities Act781
Conclusion - Challenge to the Future799
Index805

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