Aggressive early medical management by a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation: effect on lost time due to injuries in hospital employees.

@article{Haig1990AggressiveEM,
  title={Aggressive early medical management by a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation: effect on lost time due to injuries in hospital employees.},
  author={Andrew John Haig and Patricia Thomson Linton and Mishka McIntosh and Lorenzo Moneta and Philip B. Mead},
  journal={Journal of occupational medicine. : official publication of the Industrial Medical Association},
  year={1990},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={241-4}
}
Musculoskeletal injuries to hospital workers are both common and costly. Little advice has been written on how to decrease losses after injury. In a tertiary care hospital with 2700 employees a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation evaluated injured employees who were out of work for more than 2 days. Physician management emphasized increasing patient investment in the problem, early assessment of delayed recovery, and effective communication with the employer. There were 61… CONTINUE READING

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