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The Role of primary care physicians in return to work after occupational injury or disease : a systematic review of guidelines and literature

dc.contributor.advisorCassidy, David
dc.contributor.advisorAndersen, Joel
dc.contributor.authorYuen, Dora
dc.date.accessioned2012-11-11T03:41:53Z
dc.date.available2012-11-11T03:41:53Z
dc.date.created2009-12
dc.date.issued2010
dc.identifier.urihttp://knowledgecommons.lakeheadu.ca/handle/2453/333
dc.description.abstractThere was strong evidence that, in addition to usual care, collaborative effort among stakeholders, early contact between the physician and workplace is associated with early RTW. There was also strong evidence to support several key concepts in physician's disability management, including time and incentives, advocacy, trust and respect, knowledge and education, awareness of external factors, processes of care. There was moderate evidence that the use of evidence-based care has limited effect on disability improvement and RTW. The level of evidence regarding the effect of early RTW advice on RTW and degree of recovery was mixed.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.subjectSick leaveen_US
dc.subjectEmployeesen_US
dc.subjectRehabilitationen_US
dc.subjectVocational rehabilitationen_US
dc.subjectWork capacity evaluationen_US
dc.titleThe Role of primary care physicians in return to work after occupational injury or disease : a systematic review of guidelines and literatureen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
etd.degree.nameMaster of Public Health
etd.degree.levelMasteren_US
etd.degree.disciplinePublic Healthen_US
etd.degree.grantorLakehead Universityen_US
dc.contributor.committeememberBoyle, Eleanor
dc.contributor.committeememberMontelpare, William


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