Work-ability evaluation: a piece of cake or a hard nut to crack?

  title={Work-ability evaluation: a piece of cake or a hard nut to crack?},
  author={Frans G Slebus and Judith K. Sluiter and P. Paul F. M. Kuijer and J Han H B M Willems and Monique H. W. Frings-Dresen},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  volume={29 16},
PURPOSE To describe what aspects, categorized according to the ICF model, insurance physicians (IPs) take into account in assessing short- and long-term work-ability. METHOD An interview study on a random sample of 60 IPs of the Dutch National Institute for Employee Benefit Schemes, stratified by region and years of experience. RESULTS In determining work-ability, a wide range of aspects were used. In the case of musculoskeletal disease, 75% of the IPs considered the 'function and… CONTINUE READING

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