Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace: Principles and Practice

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Margareta Nordin, Malcolm Henry Pope, Gunnar Andersson
Mosby Elsevier, 2007 - Medical - 428 pages
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Completely revised and updated, the 2nd Edition of this respected reference covers both the theoretical background and the clinical management-as well as the biomechanics and ergonomics-of orthopedic injuries occurring in the workplace.

Emphasizes the prevention of disability.

Offers expanded coverage of specific disorders new topics, including whiplash and a new section on outcome evaluation.

Includes Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies in every body segment chapter.

Features several new chapters: Functional Capacity Testing Disability Evaluation Treatment Options for the Wrist and Hand Evaluation of the Neck and Epidemiology of the Neck.

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INTRODUCTION
Psychosocial Aspects of WorkRelated Musculoskeletal Disorders
3b Biomechanics of the Cervical and Thoracic Spine 41
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