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Return to Work 2E

AMA Guides™ to the Evaluation of Work Ability and Return to Work, second edition


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Second edition due late June!

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.

Practical features and second edition updates include four new chapters:

• Gastrointestinal

• Genitourinary

• Obstetric

• Hematology-Oncology

Updated approaches and references from more than 20 new contributors

•  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


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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


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