This book addresses the complexity of preventing, diagnosing, and treating musculoskeletal pain and disability disorders in the workplace. Divided evenly between common occupational pain disorders, conceptual and methodological issues, and evidence-based intervention methods, this comprehensive reference presents current findings on prevalence, causation, and physical and psychological aspects common to these disorders. Attention is given to working-world concerns, including insurance and compensation issues and AMA guidelines for disability evaluations. Also, specialized chapters offer lenses for understanding and administering the best approaches for treating specific pain disorders, and explore what workplaces can do to accommodate affected employees and prevent injuries from occurring in the first place.... Examination Worksheets and the VAa#39;s Schedule of Rating Disabilities (VASR- D) (Veterans Benefits Administration. ... Since the physician is empowered and charged to render such ratings, the American Medical Association has produced a rating manual to assist physicians in this regard. ... Historical Origin/Derivations of the Guides The AMA Guides was originally 308 R. Rondinelli and M. Ranavayaanbsp;...
|Title||:||Handbook of Musculoskeletal Pain and Disability Disorders in the Workplace|
|Author||:||Robert J. Gatchel, Izabela Z. Schultz|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2014-05-08|