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Guides Newsletter (2020) 25 (6): 3–6.
Published: 01 November 2020
... medicolegal evaluations to determine when the patient has achieved a maximal medical improvement (MMI) or permanent and stationary (P&S) status to determine the nature and extent of permanent disability (PD) and also to determine what future medical care is needed to cure or relieve the worker from...
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Guides Newsletter (2005) 10 (4): 1–5, 8-11.
Published: 01 July 2005
... numbers for 7 cases (5%), and 1 case involved 6 impairment numbers. Of the total 250 cases, including those with no documented evidence of ratable impairment, the mean final permanent disability rating under the new schedule was 6.4%, with a range of 0% to 67%. The mean PD rating under the old...
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Guides Newsletter (2017) 22 (4): 6–11, 16.
Published: 01 July 2017
... disability. Physicians are required to individually analyze and address causation and apportionment of PD to industrial and nonindustrial causes. 6 For decades prior to 2004, permanent disability (PD) benefits in California's workers’ compensation system had been determined by medical–legal...
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Guides Newsletter (2019) 24 (5): 3–7, 16.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Guides 3rd ed. revised. Connecticut State Specific Conn. Gen. Stat. § 31-308 Generally, PD ratings are state scheduled, pursuant to Ct. Gen. Stat. § 31-308. For non-scheduled conditions, AMA Guides are persuasive but not presumptive. See, e.g., Safford v. Brookway, 262 Conn. 526, 816 A.2d 556...
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Guides Newsletter (2007) 12 (3): 1–3, 8-15.
Published: 01 May 2007
... and illnesses. Multiple factors determine the likelihood, type, and severity of bodily injury following a motor vehicle accident, which in turn influence the need for treatment, extent of disability, and likelihood of permanent residuals. These include the strength and elasticity of the occupant's tissues...
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Guides Newsletter (2018) 23 (5): 3–10.
Published: 01 September 2018
... 1 ): A8 . ( https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4480281/ ) 15. Need AG , O'Loughlin PD , Morris HA , et al. The effects of age and other variables and serum parathyroid hormone in postmenopausal women attending and osteoporosis center. J Clin Endo Met. 2004 ; 89...
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Guides Newsletter (2005) 10 (3): 1–3, 10-12.
Published: 01 May 2005
... rev. Washington, DC : American Psychiatric Association ; 2000 . 7. Demeter SL , Andersson GBJ . Disability Evaluation. 2nd ed . Chicago, Ill : Mosby/American Medical Association ; 2003 . 8. Wall PD , Melzack R . Textbook of Pain. 4th ed . Edinburgh, UK...
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Guides Newsletter (2019) 24 (4): 3–14.
Published: 01 July 2019
... activity restrictions) to a systemic level (eg, replace the idea of static and permanent disability for insurance and legal purposes, with one that is more fluid and time-limited in most circumstances). We need a much stronger emphasis on functional restoration, including vocational rehabilitation...
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Guides Newsletter (2006) 11 (6): 4–7.
Published: 01 November 2006
... ; 80 : 1781 – 7 . 2000. 10. Yamamoto Y , Ide T , Nakamura M , Hamada Y , Usui I . Arthroscopic partial limbectomy in hip joints with acetabular hypoplasia . Arthroscopy. 2005 ; 21 ( 5 ): 586 – 91 . 11. Byers PD , Contepomi CA , Farkas TA...
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Guides Newsletter (2008) 13 (4): 6–14.
Published: 01 July 2008
... of symptom severity, lower patient ratings of their overall health, physician perception of the encounter as difficult, and age less than 50. ( Keeley 2000 ) Two thirds of depressed patients in a Stanford/Kaiser Permanente study had chronic pain (headache, back pain, limb/joint pain). ( Arnow 2006...