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Disability Evaluation / Edition 2

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323009591
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 01/01/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 864
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

I. Introduction
1. Introduction to Disability and Impairment
2. The Historical Development of Disability Programs in the U.S.
3. Economic Costs of Disability
4. Federal Workers' Compensation Programs
5. State Workers' Compensation Programs
6. Social Security Disability Programs
7. The Medical-Legal Interface
8. The Physician as a Witness
9. Evidence-based Medical Dispute Resolution
10. Causality
11. Contrasting the Standard, Impairment, and Disability Examination

II. Impairment
12. The Impairment-Oriented Evaluation and Report
A. Musculoskeletal Impairment Assessment
13. Range-of-Motion Evaluation
14. The Role of Radiological Imaging in the Orthopedic Impairment Evaluation
15. Cumulative Trauma
16. Joint Systems: Hand and Wrist
17. Joint Systems: Shoulder and Elbow
18. Joint Systems: Knee and Hip
19. Joint Systems: Foot and Ankle
20. Joint Systems: Cervical Spine
21. Joint Systems: Thoracic and Lumbosacral Spine
B. Internal Medicine Impairment Assessment
22. Pulmonary Diagnostic Techniques
23. Cardiac Diagnostic Techniques
24. The Integrated Cardiopulmonary Exercise Stress Test
25. Pulmonary Impairment
26. Cardiac Impairment
27. Peripheral Vascular Impairment
28. Dermatological Impairment
29. Endocrinologic Impairment
30. Gastrointestinal Impairment
31. Genitourinary Impairment
32. Hematological and Oncological Impairment
C. Neurological Impairment Assessment
33. Neurological Diagnostic Techniques
34. Central Nervous System Impairment
35. Peripheral Nervous System Impairment
36. Visual Impairment
37. ENT Impairment
D. Psychiatric Impairment Assessment
38. Psychiatric Diagnostic Techniques
39. Evaluating and Rating Impairment Caused by Pain
40. Evaluating and Rating Impairment Caused by Stress
41. Psychological Impairment
42. Functional Somatic Syndromes

III. Disability
A. Introductory Concepts
43. The Disability Evaluation and Report
44. Resource Personnel Used in a Disability Evaluation
45. The Role of the Vocational Rehabilitationist
46. Legal Issues of Off-Work
47. Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act
48. Department of Labor Disability Forms
49. Disability Under the FAA (Federal Aviation Agency)
50. Disability Under the DOT (Department of Transportation)
51. The Generic Functional Capacity Assessment
52. Can Joe Work?
B. Musculoskeletal Disability
53. Introduction to Fitness-For-Duty
54. Ergonomic Basis for Job-Related Strength Testing
55. The Functional Capacity Evaluation
56. Work Hardening
57. Orthpedic Disability - The Joints
58. Orthpedic Disability - The Spine
C. Internal Medicine Disability
59. Pulmonary Disability
60. Cardiac Disability
61. Peripheral Vascular Disability
62. Dermatological Disability
63. Endocrinological Disability
64. Gastrointestinal Disability
65. Renal Disability
66. Hematological and Oncological Disability
D. Neurological Disability
67. Central Nervous System Disability
68. Peripheral Nervous System Disability
E. Psychiatric Disability
69. Psychiatric Disability

Appendix A: Biostatistics and Epidemiology: A Review of Topics Found in this book
Appendix B: How to Fill Out Disability and Return-to-Work Forms
Appendix C: Resource Lists
Appendix D

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