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Disability Evaluation

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Published by Mosby .
Written in English


  • General practice,
  • Industrial Medicine,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Diagnosis,
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation,
  • Medical / Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation,
  • Occupational & Industrial Medicine,
  • Disability Evaluation

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages864
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9485434M
ISBN 10032300959X
ISBN 109780323009591

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Disability Evaluation Hardcover – January 1, by Earl D McBride (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Earl D McBride. Formerly titled A PHYSICIAN'S GUIDE TO RETURN TO WORK, this easy-to-read publication is designed to help physicians and primary care professionals understand risk, capacity, and tolerance, and to guide the reader through work ability and work cases for numerous diagnoses and body systems. Chapters are organized by body system. The book features detailed information on the rating, reporting, requirements, and forms for both the United States and Canada. Includes a how-to discussion for physicians performing medical impairment ratings and disability evaluations and answers most asked by: The handbook contains separate chapters on different kinds of disability evaluations (e.g., worker's compensation, fitness for duty, social security disability, etc.) It presents relevant criteria used by adjudicators, which can help clinicians to tailor their evaluations and reports to be most useful in the disability review process/5(2).

The Blue Book’s official title is “Disability Evaluation Under Social Security”. The Blue Book lists specific criteria that under which claimants who suffer from a disabling condition can qualify for Social Security disability benefits. To find out if you qualify, check the Blue Book listing for a specific disability or disabling condition. This guide, called the Blue Book, separates disabling conditions into different categories and lists the specifications needed for each condition to qualify for disability benefits. There are two parts to the book: Part A is used to evaluate Adults (individuals 18 years or older) and Part B is used to evaluate children (under the age of 18). Disability Evaluation Under Social Security Listing of Impairments - Adult Listings (Part A) The following sections contain medical criteria that apply to the evaluation of impairments in adults age 18 and over and that may apply to the evaluation of impairments in children under age 18 if the disease processes have a similar effect on adults and younger children. Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more.

The chapter on psychiatric disability is only 5 pages long. The chapter, and the whole book, refers to impairment as much as to disability and refers alot to information in the AMA Guides. The pearls listed above are pretty much all the information in the section Diagnoses That Preclude Return to Work on page /5(1). The mental illnesses have also been included in the disability and the guideline for evaluation & assessment of mental illness and procedure for certification were issued by notification no /NI.I dated 18th February (Annexed). The guidelines and clarifications submitted in subsequent paragraph are an attempt to File Size: KB. Formally, the Blue Book is titled “Disability Evaluation Under Social Security”. In the Blue Book are lists with the qualifying criteria for conditions that claimants applying for disability benefits may be experiencing. abduction action activity adduction adhesions affected amputation anatomic angle angulation ankle ankylosis arthritis Arthrodesis atrophy axis body bone bursitis callus cause cent clinical Contusion disease dislocation displacement distal dorsiflexion elbow evaluation examination extremities factors femur fibula fingers fixation flexed flexion.