Sourcebook of Occupational Rehabilitation / Edition 1

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Experts from academia, clinical settings, and the business world pool their knowledge about work injury prevention and management in the new Sourcebook of Occupational Rehabilitation. The 22 contributions in this wide-ranging reference address aspects of the three primary areas of service delivery: prevention, assessment, and rehabilitation. The text takes a multidisciplinary viewpoint toward its subject in order to shed light on the mechanisms and management of work-related disorders. It boasts a wealth of current and in-depth information, and takes a practical 'applications approach' to rehabilitation

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Synthesizes the knowledge of academia, clinical experience, and business about the concepts and practices relating to occupational rehabilitation, particularly the mechanisms and management of work- related disorders. Covers the four broad themes of forces impacting practice in the field, preventing work injury, assessing work-related disorders, and the rehabilitation of such disorders. More detailed concerns include regulatory agencies and legislation, ergonomics, evaluating functional capacity, on-site therapy programs, and pain management. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306458422
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 10/31/1998
  • Series: Springer Series in Rehabilitation and Health
  • Edition description: 1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 426
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Table of Contents

Forces Impacting Practice in Occupational Rehabilitation: The Changing Workplace; R. Perlman, P.M. King. Common Neuromusculoskeletal Disorders; K.T. Hegmann, J.S. Moore. Regulatory Agencies and Legislation; T.M. Domer. Health Care Reform; L.O. Niemeyer. The Continuum of Care; S.J. Isernhagen. Prevention of Work Injury: Education and Training; R.L. Saunders, M.R. Stultz. Wellness and Fitness Programs; J. Rothman. Ergonomics; D.S. Bloswick, et al. Preemployment and Preplacement Screening; L.L. Perry. Surveillance and Survey Techniques; L.P. Hanrahan. Assessment of Work-Related Disorders: Functional Capacity Evaluations; D.E. Lechner. Work Analysis; P.C. Bohr. Disability Evaluation;G.B. Andersson. Rehabilitation of Work-Related Disorders: Work Hardening and Work Conditioning; P.M. King. On-Site Therapy Programs; A.K. Tramposh. Job Modificagtion/Accommodation and Assistive Technology;R.O. Smith, E.F. Ellingson. Case Management; S. Maki. Vocational Rehabilitation; R.E. Breslin. Psychosocial Issues; L.N. Matheson. Pain Management; J.C. Klapow, et al. Effective Worksite-Based Disability Management Programs; D.E. Shrey. Index.

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