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A Physician's Guide to Return to Work
David R. Mauerhan, MD
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James B. Talmage and J. Mark Melhorn, editors. Chicago: AMA Press; 2005. 356 pages. $59.95.

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2006 Jan 01;88(1):247-247
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For at least some portion of their career, most orthopaedic surgeons will care for injured patients who are involved in some aspect of the Workers' Compensation system. For many, dealing with Workers' Compensation patients is considered an undesirable burden that must be dealt with as part of their orthopaedic practice. Not surprisingly, this attitude stems from lack of knowledge, poor training during the residency years, and frustrations with the state bureaucracies that administer the system. The editors of this text have set out to guide health-care providers through the complexities of the system in a manner that can be applicable to everyday practice.
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