Finally a guide book to help primary care physicians and care providers navigate return-to-work issues.
This needed reference is written from the healthcare provider's point of view combining the science with the art of medicine.
A Physician's Guide to Return to Work teaches physicians and health care providers how to think through the issues of "risk", "capacity" and "tolerance" when negotiating return-to-work and stay-at-work issues with patients. Highlights of this resource include:
- The most common questions faced by physicians, insurers, attorneys, employers
and workers' compensation managers are answered with the most current science
- Written by practicing physicians and legal experts who regularly face return-to-work
- Provides practical aspects of evidence-based medicine, causation analysis,
functional capacity evaluations and the legal aspects of return-to-work decision
- Ways primary care physicians can help patients negotiate return-to-work
- Discusses the implications of medication, work aspects, and driving
- The health consequences of unemployment
- Specific examples and case studies help appropriate disability ranges to
a specific diagnosis
- Tables and charts from the most current edition of The Medical Disability Advisor