Return to work following back surgery: a review.

Abstract

Nineteen articles published between 1980 and 1986 were reviewed to determine the prognosis for returning to previous employment following back surgery. Seventy-seven percent of the cases reviewed returned to their previous level of employment. Nearly 11% of cases had additional back surgery during the period of follow-up. Data from three articles suggest… (More)

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@article{Taylor1989ReturnTW, title={Return to work following back surgery: a review.}, author={Mathew E. Taylor}, journal={American journal of industrial medicine}, year={1989}, volume={16 1}, pages={79-88} }