5207.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Workers Compensation

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Glenn Shor, PhD
2:30 PMThe Union Role in Reporting of Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders (UEMSD) to Workers' Compensation
Tim F Morse, PhD, Nick Warren, ScD, Andrew Warren
2:45 PMAccess to Medical Care for Individuals with Workers' Compensation Claims
Michael B Lax, MD, MPH, Federica A Manetti, MD, MS
3:00 PMEnhanced access to medical care for garment workers with New York Workers Compensation claims: a pilot project
Robin Herbert, MD, Rebecca Plattus, JD, Laura Job, Mimi Fahs, PhD, Nina Kontos, PhD, Monica Alcala, Jose Rodriquez, Karen Nelson, MD
3:15 PMDetection, disease management, and compensation: Health and economic outcomes of occupational carpal tunnel syndrome among garment workers in New York City
Marianne C. Fahs, PhD, MPH, Nina J. Kontos, PhD, Robin Herbert, MD, Rebecca Plattus, JD, Laura Job, Monica Alcala, Howard Berliner, ScD
3:30 PMLong-term disability and return to work among patients with sciatica: The effect of disability compensation at baseline
Steven J. Atlas, MD, MPH, Robert B. Keller, MD, Richard A. Deyo, MD, MPH, Daniel E. Singer, MD
3:45 PMRisk Assessment in Workers' Compensation: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Schedule Rating
Glenn M. Shor, PhD
Sponsor:Occupational Health and Safety
Cosponsors:Disability Forum; Labor Caucus; Socialist Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA