Tag: <span>ability</span>

Ability

Ability vs. Disability: While total disability means the injured or ill worker cannot work at all, PPD (permanent partial disability) means that there is a permanent impairment. ¬†With this permanent impairment, the worker is perceived as not being able to work at full capacity, no future ability. While this number, often a percentage, differs among …

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This Ability vs. Disability

Ability: The presence a disorder (orthopedic, neurologic or psychologic) is not, in and of itself, a statement of disability. It is a statement of the *potential* severity of limitations. Example, a patient was seen in consultation. The examining psychologist rated the patient as “having 100% PPD to the whole body” (sic) due to the presence …

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Personality Disorder Leading to Injury

The injured worker can be expected to have the full range of personality disorders seen among all people, although there …
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Emotional Isolation

While it is common for individuals to seek privacy in order to sort out problems, work on tasks or simply relax, it is uncommon …
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Adverse Effect of Injury Mediation

Compliance is an extremely frustrating aspect of patient management. A patient insists that they are not comfortable with …
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