Disability Evaluation / Edition 1

Disability Evaluation / Edition 1

by Stephen L. Demeter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815124007

ISBN-13: 9780815124009

Pub. Date: 03/15/1996

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This comprehensive reference thoroughly discusses the objective and subjective determination of disability. Organized by region/system, it includes pathological conditions and common occupationally related injuries, methods of physical examination, radiographic testing and interpretation, disability ratings, and work rating information. Also includes information on

Overview

This comprehensive reference thoroughly discusses the objective and subjective determination of disability. Organized by region/system, it includes pathological conditions and common occupationally related injuries, methods of physical examination, radiographic testing and interpretation, disability ratings, and work rating information. Also includes information on working with allied professions.

A Brandon Hill Title

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815124009
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/15/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
8.81(w) x 11.32(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

Part IIntroduction
1Introduction to Disability and Impairment3
2The Historical Development of Disability Programs in the United States8
3Economic Costs of Disability20
4Federal Workers' Compensation Programs28
5State Workers' Compensation Programs36
6Social Security Disability Programs44
7The Medical-Legal Interface62
8The Physician as a Witness73
9Evidence-Based Medical Dispute Resolution86
10Causality95
11Contrasting the Standard, Impairment, and Disability Examination101
Part IIImpairment
12The Impairment-Oriented Evaluation and Report111
Section AMusculoskeletal Impairment Assessment125
13Range of Motion Evaluation127
14The Role of Radiologic Imaging in the Orthopedic Impairment Evaluation137
15Cumulative Trauma178
16Joint Systems: Hand and Wrist191
17Joint Systems: Shoulder and Elbow205
18Joint Systems: Knee and Hip231
19Joint Systems: Foot and Ankle255
20Joint Systems: Cervical Spine261
21Joint Systems: Thoracic and Lumbosacral Spine276
Section BInternal Medicine Impairment Assessment297
22Pulmonary Diagnostic Techniques299
23Cardiac Diagnostic Techniques332
24The Integrated Cardiopulmonary Exercise Stress Test342
25Pulmonary Impairment361
26Cardiac Impairment385
27Peripheral Vascular Impairment396
28Dermatological Impairment413
29Endocrinological Impairment420
30Gastrointestinal Impairment424
31Genitourinary Impairment427
32Hematologic and Oncologic Impairment431
Section CNeurological Impairment Assessment439
33Neurological Diagnostic Techniques441
34Central Nervous System Impairment465
35Peripheral Nervous System Impairment481
36Visual Impairment495
37Otolaryngological (ENT) Impairment512
Section DPsychiatric Impairment Assessment531
38Psychiatric Diagnostic Techniques533
39Evaluating and Rating Impairment Caused by Pain552
40Evaluating and Rating Impairment Caused by Stress567
41Psychological Impairment583
42Functional Somatic Syndromes595
Impairment Evaluation in Functional Somatic Syndromes614
Part IIIDisability
Section AIntroductory Concepts623
43The Disability Evaluation and Report625
44Resource Personnel Used in a Disability Evaluation640
45The Role of the Vocational Rehabilitationist644
46Legal Issues of Off-Work649
47Overview of the Americans With Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act664
48Department of Labor Guidelines for Job Categorization674
49Disability under the Federal Aviation Administration677
50Fitness to Work for Commercial Drivers683
51The Generic Functional Capacity Assessment689
52Can Joe Work?698
Section BMusculoskeletal Disability707
53Introduction to Fitness for Duty709
54Ergonomic Basis for Job-related Strength Testing739
55The Functional Capacity Evaluation748
56Work Hardening769
57Orthopedic Disability: The Joints781
58Orthopedic Disability: The Spine794
Section CInternal Medicine Disability799
59Pulmonary Disability801
60Cardiac Disability811
61Peripheral Vascular Disability814
62Dermatological Disability819
63Endocrinological Disability825
64Gastrointestinal Disability828
65Renal Disability830
66Hematological and Oncological Disability835
Section DNeurological Disability839
67Central Nervous System Disability841
68Peripheral Nervous System Disability851
Section EPsychiatric Disability855
69Psychiatric Disability857
Part IVAppendices
Appendix ABiostatistics and Epidemiology: A Review of Topics Found in this Book865
Appendix BHow to Fill Out Disability and Return-to-Work Forms871
Appendix CResource Lists892
Index921

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