Poster Session  |   August 2016
Work in Surgical Populations
Author Affiliations
  • Washington University School of Medicine
Article Information
Military Rehabilitation / Work and Industry / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   August 2016
Work in Surgical Populations
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505126p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO3018
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505126p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO3018
Abstract

Date Presented 4/8/2016

This research measured work status pre- and postsurgically in 10,820 patients. Employed persons had higher quality of life and work ability than nonemployed persons at baseline and 1 mo postsurgery. Interventions are needed to address work in the ever-growing surgical population.

Primary Author and Speaker: Vicki Kaskutas

Contributing Authors: Michael Avidan, Arbi Ben Abdullah, Kirstie Hamer, Maggie Marohl, Thomas Wilson