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This comprehensive reference thoroughly discusses the objective 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.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Intended as a primary reference source for disability-oriented evaluation protocols and techniques, encompassing both medical and nonmedical aspects evaluation. Physicians and medically-based readers are helped to understand the nonmedical components by a review of the background and mechanics of the impairment evaluation process for each organ system, and a matrix for matching specific job skills with functional capabilities. For nonmedical users of medical information, the book offers understanding of the nature, purpose, content, and limitations of the medical impairment examination so they can ask physicians appropriate questions and understand the answers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Reviewer: J. Thomas Pierce, MBBS PhD(Navy Environmental Health Center)
Description: This book is generally considered the definitive guide to disability evaluation. This second edition focuses on disability, complementing the AMA's Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairments and Master the AMA Guides, both now in their fifth editions.
Purpose: This edition has been broadened to strengthen the understanding of causality, the basis for evidence-based medical dispute resolution, and functional somatic syndromes, among many other topics. International approaches to disability evaluation testing procedures are also reviewed.
Audience: The audience for this book is split among physicians and other healthcare providers, legal counsel and research staffs, and human resources professionals.
Features: The book presents a step-by-step approach to assessing how impairments affect performance and determining whether disability is present. It also provides guidance on filling out back-to-work prescriptions and assists readers in understanding functional capacity evaluations. The second edition is organized into three major divisions, beginning with the introduction (12 chapters) including history, causality and government issues. The remaining two divisions treat the topics of impairment and disability, respectively, and are structured along common musculoskeletal, internal medicine, neurological and psychiatric lines. This book spans about 940 pages, including an excellent index and useful appendixes.
Assessment: This is an authoritative reference for workers' compensation cases. It is well written and includes sufficient references to allow readers to expand upon the data described. There are nearly 70 primary authors with expected differences in use of schematics, case studies, and figures and diagrams. Their qualifications span medicine and surgery, ergonomics and engineering, and administration and human behavior. The layout is actually quite good. Besides being a useful reference, I found I wanted to sit and just read several of the chapters.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815124009
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/15/1996
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 656
  • Product dimensions: 8.81 (w) x 11.32 (h) x 1.17 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Approach to Disability Evaluation 2
2 History of Disability As a Legal Construct 5
3 Economic Costs of Disability 13
4 Overview of Various Disability Systems in the United States 20
5 Overview of the Canadian Disability System 31
6 Worker's Compensation 36
7 Social Security Disability Systems 45
8 Medical-Legal Interface 52
9 The Physician As a Witness 63
10 Contrasting the Standard Medical Examination and the Disability Examination 68
11 The Disability-Oriented Medical Evaluation and Report 73
12 Biostatistics and Epidemiology 82
13 Generic Assessment Systems 90
14 Range-of-Motion Evaluation 93
15 The Role of Radiologic Imaging in Impairment Evaluation 104
16 Thermography and Discography 149
17 Ergonomic Basis for Job-Related Strength Testing 159
18 Functional Capacity Evaluation 168
19 Cumulative Trauma 189
20 Joint Systems: Hand and Wrist 204
21 Joint Systems: Shoulder and Elbow 219
22 Joint Systems: Knee and Hip 238
23 Joint Systems: Foot and Ankle 254
24 Joint Systems: Cervical Spine 262
25 Joint Systems: Lumbar and Thoracic Spine 277
26 Disability Issues in Internal Medicine Evaluations 302
27 Pulmonary Function Testing 304
28 Integrated Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing 318
29 Assessment of Respiratory Impairment and Disability 338
30 Cardiac Disability 355
31 Evaluation of the Patient with Peripheral Vascular Disease 367
32 The Gastrointestinal Tract and Liver 378
33 Hematologic and Oncologic Causes of Disability 384
34 Assessment of Renal Impairment and Disability 391
35 Assessment of Urogenital Impairment and Disability 397
36 Dermatology 415
37 Endocrinology 424
38 Diagnostic Tests 434
39 Central Nervous System 452
40 Peripheral Nervous System 464
41 Visual System 475
42 Audiological System 482
43 Psychiatric Impairment and Disability 500
44 Stress 517
45 Pain 529
46 Physical Rehabilitation 544
47 Vocational Rehabilitation 557
48 Occupational Therapy 564
49 Human Resource Management: The Interface for Getting Disabled Employees Back to Work 572
50 Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act 582
51 Fitness for Duty 592
App. A. Primary Definitions According to Various Sources 606
App. B. "Reasonable Accommodation" Resource list 608
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