The Comprehensive Guide to Work Injury Management / Edition 1

The Comprehensive Guide to Work Injury Management / Edition 1

by Susan J. Isernhagen
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Aspen Publishers, Inc.


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The Comprehensive Guide to Work Injury Management / Edition 1

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

Contents: WORK INJURY PREVENTION * Ergonomics: Analyzing Work from a Physiological Perspective * Formation and Workings of an Ergonomics Team: A Case Study * The Role of the Safety Director in Injury Prevention * Job Analysis * Functional Prework Screening * Case Studies: Prework Screening * Back School * Establishing an Industrial Prevention Program * Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Research * Industrial Rehabilitation and the Hand Specialist * Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Measurement and Surveillance Management * Working with the Workers: The "Buy In" to Maintenance of Wellness * WORK INJURY MANAGEMENT * On-Site Medical Care and Physical Therapy Impact * The Objectives of Treatment for Mechanical Low Back Pain * Physical Therapy Early Intervention * The Role of the Chiropractic in Return to Work * Tests and Measurements in Returning Injured Workers to Work * Cardiopulmonary System: Implications for Work Evaluation and Rehabilitation * The Kinesiophysical Approach Matches Worker and Employer Needs * Contemporary Issues in Functional Capacity Evaluation * Functional Capacity Evaluation: Case Studies * Work-Hardening and Work-Conditioning Perspectives * Behavior Modification with the Injured Worker * Integrated Work Therapy in the Small Practice * Work Rehabilitation: The Importance of Networking with the Employer for Achieving Successful Outcomes * Clinical Case Study: Successful Management of an Injured Worker * The Role of Equipment in Evaluation and Treatment of Occupational-Related Injuries * Getting a Handle on Motivation: Self-Efficacy in Rehabilitation * Pain and Return to Work: Turning the Corner * Testifying in Court: You and Your Records * TheTertiary Care Level: The Problem Patient * Rehabilitation of Chronic Musculoskeletal Disorders at the Clinic of Rheumatology and Institute of Physical Therapy, University Hospital, Zurich * Occupational Rehabilitation and Functional Capacity Evaluation in Australia * ADMINISTRATIVE CONCERNS * Developing Occupational Medicine Programs and Systems * Building Occupational Health and Rehabilitation Programs on the Consumer’ s Actual Needs * Risk Management Consulting: Blending the Analysis of Problems with the Development of Solutions * An Industrial Perspective on Reducing Workers’ Compensation Claims * Managed Care and Workers’ Compensation * Topical Medical Issues in Workers’ Compensation Systems * Quality Outcomes in Work Rehabilitation * Reasonable Accommodation and the Americans with Disabilities Act * Challenge to the Future

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