The usefulness of evaluation of Activities of Daily Living for prediciting the return to the gainful job after rehabilitation of patients suffering from lumbar discopathy Wiesław Rycerski, Józef Opara, Kazimierz Berezowski Ortop Traumatol Rehabil 2002; 4(1):69-74 ICID: 493014
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Is this elaboration the analysis of a return to gainful work by 76 consecutive suffering from back pain and ischiadic neuralgia due to the lumbar discopathy after rehabilitation has been presented. The following parameters which might have influenced the return to work: age, sex, treatment, employment, education, the length of incapaticy for work has been analysed. The relevancy of the opinion given by doctors at rehabilitation centre on the patients capacity for work in relation to their future return to the gainful work in relation to their future return to the gainful work has been analysed. The utility of measuring activities of daily living (ADL), level of depression and quality of life (HRQoL) for predicting return work has been estimated. As the tools the Functional Index “Repty”, Beck’s Depression Scale and an own Simple Life Satisfaction Scale has been used.
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