Tag: <span>tertiary</span>


Gain: “The concept of secondary gain is a frequently addressed observation as to the benefits a patient receives from an illness or injury. The term is sometimes used as an indictment of the patient. Since s/he derives gain from the physical complaint, some feel that the complaint is less important and warrants less concern. Tertiary gain …

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Harm:  There may be an unwritten policy to disallow “psychic” claims. The term “psychic”, by definition, …
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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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The Appropriateness of Care

If an injured worker uses alcohol to control pain, mixes alcohol with prescribed narcotics for pain or uses alcohol to deal …
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