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AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Work Ability and Return to Work 2nd Edition

Return to Work 2E

AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Work Ability and Return to Work 2nd Edition


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Product Description

Confidently handle return to work and work ability issues

Risk, capacity and tolerance. Once understood, these three return to work-related issues can help guide physicians through work ability and work cases for numerous diagnoses and body systems. Structured with these themes in mind, this easy-to-read publication includes the latest medical literature reviewed by experts and step-by-step guidance to help negotiate return to work cases.


• Gastrointestinal

• Genitourinary

• Obstetric

• Hematology-Oncology


•  Implications of unemployment, medication, work aspects and driving

•  Forms that can be used to communicate return to work guidelines

•  Disclaimers to use when writing return to work guidelines

•  Tips on negotiating with patients

•  Current science on functional capacity evaluations

•  Chapters organized by body system, making it easy to use as a reference text for a particular system or diagnosis

•  Tables containing recommended disability durations by diagnosis

•  The Cardiopulmonary chapter has been divided into separate cardiac and pulmonary chapters


Additional Information

Weight 0.80 kg
Dimensions 28 x 22 x 5 cm



James B. Talmage, J Mark Melhorn, Mark H. Hyman, M

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150mm x 225mm




American Medical Association