Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace, edited by Margareta Nordin, Gunnar B. J. Andersson, and Malcolm Pope, 650 pp, $119.95, ISBN 0-8016-7984-2, StLouis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc, 1997.

Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace is a text edited by Drs. Margareta Nordin, Gunnar Andersson, and Malcolm Pope, with contributions by leaders in the fields of ergonomics and workplace injuries. It is written for the clinician who cares for injured workers, but is applicable to everyone involved in the workers' compensation arena.

The first section, “Basic Concepts,” is fairly technical, but the rest of the book will be easily understood by those who are not physicians. The sections on ergonomics and prevention will be especially valuable for managers and safety officers. The section on clinical evaluation and patient care emphasizes the low back, wrist, and hand. The sections on the upper extremity,...

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