Work Injury: Management and Prevention / Edition 1

Work Injury: Management and Prevention / Edition 1

by Susan J. Isernhagen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0871897881

ISBN-13: 9780871897886

Pub. Date: 01/28/1988

Publisher: PRO-ED, Incorporated

A classic in the field, Work Injury offers an organized plan for cutting the cost of work injuries with injury prevention programs, ergonomics, pre—employment and preplacement screening, care after injury, functional capacity evaluation, work hardening, psychological variables and the return—to—work process.  See more details below

Overview

A classic in the field, Work Injury offers an organized plan for cutting the cost of work injuries with injury prevention programs, ergonomics, pre—employment and preplacement screening, care after injury, functional capacity evaluation, work hardening, psychological variables and the return—to—work process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871897886
Publisher:
PRO-ED, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/1988
Pages:
392

Table of Contents

Contents: The Spectrum of Work Injury and Its Management * INJURY PREVENTION PROGRAMS: Health Education in the Workplace * Back Schools * Industrial Health Programs * The NIOSH Strategy for Reducing Musculoskeletal Injuries * ERGONOMICS * Ergonomics and Cumulative Trauma * Matching Worker and Worksite--Ergonomic Principles * Three Approaches to Specific Ergonomic Problems * PRE-EMPLOYMENT AND PREPLACEMENT SCREENING * Pre-Employment Screening: The Physical Perspective * Preplacement Physical Examinations * Care after Injury: Immediate Care Delivery Systems * Role of the Physical Therapist in Early Intervention * Stabilization Priniciple for Physical Management of Work Injuries * FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY EVALUATION * WORK HARDENING * FUNCTIONAL RESTORATION OF THE PATIENT WITH CHRONIC SPINAL DISORDERS * PSYCHOLOGICAL VARIABLES AND ISSUES * Psychological Barriers to Recovery * Symptom Magnification Syndrome * Chronic Pain Management * THE RETURN-TO- WORK PROCESS * Return to Work: The Physician� s Role * The Rehabilitation Consultant * Employer Point of View * The Therapist * The Attorney� s Role * The Main Feature: The Employee * FUTURE CHALLENGES IN OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE

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