Guides Casebook, Third Edition: Cases to Accompany the Guides Sixth Edition

  • American Medical Association
  • 2008
  • 543
  • eng
  • Edition not defined
  • 9781603597821

Case examples demonstrate how to correctly apply the principles of the Guides Sixth, Guides Fifth and Guides Fourth editions. Apply the principles of the Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, sixth edition, with this must-have companion book. More than 70 clinical impairment scenarios cover an array of different systems and diagnoses, mirroring the chapter organization of the Guides Sixth to promote ease of use. Each case demonstrates the correct application of the principles of the fourth, fifth and sixth editions while guiding the reader through the thought process and mechanics necessary to arrive at the correct impairment percentage for each edition. Features and Benefits71 clinical cases that represent the types of problems encountered in evaluating impairmentSolutions for each case demonstrate the appropriate application of the Guides Sixth, Guides Fifth and Guides Fourth principlesReferences to charts and related information that can be found in the Guides Sixth, Guides Fifth and Guides Fourth publicationsChapter organization that mirrors the Guides Sixth so readers can quickly find cases relevant to their current workAn initial clinical problem and case summary are provided to give the reader enough detail to independently determine the impairment rating.The reader can then compare their results with that of the expert contributing author.