Vicki Kaskutas, OTD, MHS, Michael Avidan, MBBCh, Arbi Ben Abdallah, PhD, Kirstie Hamer, Maggie Marohl, Thomas Wilson; Work in Surgical Populations. Am J Occup Ther 2016;70(4_Supplement_1):7011505126p1. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO3018.
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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
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