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November 7, 1936

Disability Evaluation: Principles of Treatment of Compensable Injuries

JAMA. 1936;107(19):1587. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770450071039

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Abstract

The author presents a book that should be of great value to every one interested in industrial lesions, since it appraises the extent of functional loss from the economic standpoint. The writer has formulated a uniform system of arriving at percentage of disability. He discusses the workman's compensation laws, standardizing disability, examination of the disabled and ankylosis of every joint, disabilities resulting from fractures throughout the body, nerve injuries, head injuries and injuries of the eye and ear, burns and hernia. The line drawings are easily understood and instructive.

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