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    AMA Guides™ to the Evaluation of Work Ability and Return to Work, Second Edition

    • Member:$69.95
    • Non-Member:$79.95
    • Author: American Medical Association
    • Category: Return to Work/Causation
    • ISBN: 978-1-60359-530-8
    • Format: Softbound 6 x 9"
    • Language: English
    • Published: 06/01/2011
    • Pages: 400

    Second edition! 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.

    • New chapters: Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Obstetric and 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
    • Tables contain recommended disability durations by diagnosis

    Authors: Mark H. Hyman, MD, J Mark Melhorn, James B. Talmage