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Occupational Injuries and Illnesses

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This authoritative resource provides you with the medical analysis you need to prove, refute, or prevent allegations of occupational injury and illness, and includes AMA evaluations of permanent impairment. Each chapter spells out the many factors that contribute to work-related injuries or illnesses, along with the state-of-the-art technical data you need to prove whether they were job-related including:

 •  Anatomy
 •  Mechanisms of injury
 •  Epidemiology
 •  Clinical manifestations
 •  Diagnostic tests
 •  Diagnosis and prognosis
 •  Treatment/rehabilitation programs
 •  Amount of disability assessed by the AMA
 •  Related disorders

Your research will be accelerated with helpful practice aids such as medical illustrations, bibliographic references, medico/legal case annotations, a comprehensive index, and cross-references.

First published in 1992.

See also the companion Volume 3 (AMA Guides Handbook) .

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:


VOLUME ONE


Part I. Legal and Introductory Material

Chapter 1 Avenues of Workers' Compensation

Chapter 2 Identification and Prevention of Occupational Illnesses and Injuries

Chapter 3 Risk Management in the Workplace

Chapter 4 Return-to-Work Programs

Chapter 5 Evidence-Based Medicine

Chapter 6 Prescription Drugs

Chapter 7 Affordable Care Act and Workers‘ Compensation

Chapter 8 RESERVED


Part II. Work-Related Injuries

Chapter 9 Head and Neck Injuries

Chapter 10 Hand Injuries

Chapter 11 Shoulder and Upper Extremity Injuries

Chapter 12 Hip, Knee and Leg Injuries

Chapter 13 Ankle and Foot Injuries

Chapter 14 Fractures and Dislocations of the Cervical Spine

Chapter 14A Injuries of the Thoracic Spine

Chapter 15 Low Back Injuries

Chapter 16 Muscle Strains and Tears

Chapter 17 Repetitive Motion Disorders

Chapter 17A Segmental (Hand-Arm) Vibration Injuries

Chapter 18 Spinal Cord and Nerve Root Injuries

Chapter 19 Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Chapter 14A — Injuries of the Thoracic Spine

Chapter 20 Burns: Thermal, Electrical, Radiation and Chemical

Chapter 20A Electrical Injuries Other Than Burns

Chapter 21 Heat Street and Hypothermia

Chapter 22 Eye Injuries and Burns

Chapter 22A Radiation Cataracts

Chapter 23 Traumatic Brain Injury

Chapter 24 Hernia

Chapter 25 Occupational Neurology

Chapter 26-29 Reserved


VOLUME TWO



Part III. Occupational Illnesses

Chapter 30 Asbestosis and Related Cancers

Chapter 31 Silicosis and Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis

Chapter 32 Byssinosis

Chapter 33 Berylliosis

Chapter 34 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chapter 34A Occupational Asthma

Chapter 34B Occupational Bronchitis

Chapter 34C Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis)

Chapter 34D Multiple Chemical Sensitivities

Chapter 34E Hypersensitivity to Physical Agents

Chapter 34F Occupational Rhinitis

Chapter 35 Occupational Cancer

Chapter 35A Exposure to Hazardous Substances

Chapter 35B Occupational Lead Poisoning

Chapter 36 Toxic Neuropathy

Chapter 37 Mental Stress Disorders

Chapter 37A Psychological Impact of Work Disruption

Chapter 38 Heart Disease

Chapter 39 Liver Disease

Chapter 39A Toxic Encephalopathies

Chapter 40 Kidney Disease

Chapter 41 Reproductive Disorders

Chapter 42 Blood Disorders and Malignancies

Chapter 42A Occupational Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Chapter 43 Contact Hypersensitivity and Other Skin Disorders

Chapter 44 Radiation Sickness

Chapter 45 Indoor Air Pollution

Chapter 46 Occupationally-Acquired HIV/AIDS

Chapter 47 Shift Work Sleep Disordes

Chapter 48 through 99 — RESERVED

Index


VOLUME THREE


Part IV AMA Guides Handbook

A. Background and Case Summaries

Chapter 100 Overview and Background of AMA Guides

Chapter 101 Alabama - AMA Guides Fourth Edition

Chapter 102 Alaska - AMA Guides Sixth Edition

Chapter 103 Arizona - AMA Guides Sixth Edition

Chapter 104 Arkansas - AMA Guides Fourth Edition

Chapter 105 California - AMA Guides Fifth Edition

Chapter 106 Colorado - AMA Guides Third Edition Revised

Chapter 107 Georgia - AMA Guides Fifth Edition

Chapter 108 Hawaii - AMA Guides Fifth Edition

Chapter 109 Illinois—AMA Guides Sixth Edition

Chapter 110 Iowa - AMA Guides Fifth Edition

Chapter 111 Kansas - AMA Guides Fourth Edition

Chapter 112 Kansas - AMA Guides Sixth Edition

Chapter 113 Louisiana - AMA Guides Sixth Edition

Chapter 114 Maine - AMA Guides Fourth Edition

Chapter 115 Maryland - AMA Guides Fourth Edition

Chapter 116 Massachusetts - AMA Guides Fifth Edition

Chapter 117 Montana - AMA Guides Sixth Edition

Chapter 118 Nevada - AMA Guides Fifth Edition

Chapter 119 New Hampshire - AMA Guides Fifth Edition

Chapter 120 New Mexico - AMA Guides Sixth Edition

Chapter 121 North Dakota - AMA Guides Fifth Edition

Chapter 122 Oklahoma - AMA Guides Sixth Edition

Chapter 123 Oregon - AMA Guides Third Edition Revised

Chapter 124 Pennsylvania - AMA Guides Sixth Edition

Chapter 125 Rhode Island - AMA Guides Fifth Edition

Chapter 126 South Dakota - AMA Guides Fourth Edition

Chapter 127 Tennessee - AMA Guides Sixth Edition

Chapter 128 Texas - AMA Guides Fourth Edition

Chapter 129 Vermont - AMA Guides Fifth Edition

Chapter 130 Washington - AMA Guides Fifth Edition

Chapter 131 West Virginia - AMA Guides Fourth Edition

Chapter 132 Wyoming - AMA Guides Sixth Edition

Chapter 133 United States—AMA Guides Sixth Edition

B. Tables and Charts

Table 1 State-by-State Use of the AMA Guides

Table 2 AMA Guides - Frequently Used Terms

Table 3 AMA Guides - Common Acronyms

Table 4 List of Issues and Citations

Table 5 Medications: Brand and Chemical Names