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Major Lower Limb Trauma Early Prediction of Work Disability

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with severe lower limb trauma for predictors of long-term work disability as reported by MacKenzie et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

risk factors, disability and performance

ICD-10:

T10, T11, T12, T13

Description:

MacKenzie et al identified risk factors for long-term work disability following major lower limb trauma that are present at the time of injury. These can help identify those who may benefit from more aggressive management early in the course of rehabilitation. The authors are from multiple surgical and trauma center in the United States.

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