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Depressed

Depressed: There are two ways to approach the diagnosis of depression in an injured worker.  Allow me to provide you with the long and more precise method followed in five areas. Below this, I shall propose a very simple, brief and direct means of detecting the depressed patient? SLEEP Difficulty falling asleep Difficulty staying asleep …

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Depressed Patients

Depressed: One in 11 teens develop depression. The illness is twice as common in women (but that may be solely due to women being more likely to seek care). While depression can develop at any age, it is often first seen in late teens or early 20s. Difficult life events such as a death, divorce, …

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Sleeplessness

Depression, Pain, and Sleeplessness A surgeon has two simple questions that can be asked of his patients to determine if the patient has underlying or concurrent psychological problems that are disrupting recovery: 1. “Do you ever wake up between 2am and 4am and are unable to fall back to sleep for reasons other than pain? …

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The Exceptional Patient

Atypical Patient Needs Some would argue that the patient who wants to return to work is the exception. However, the true …
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Satisfaction

Satisfaction for patient and provider: A survey in 2013 reported that: “An alarming 70% of those surveyed in a recent …
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Work Injury and Arrest Record

Often a patient is forced into a semi-skilled or unskilled occupation due to criminal history. Thus, we see patients of above …
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