Browsing Dissertations and Theses by Subject "Back injury; Lumbar spine surgery; Occupational injury; Re-injury; Weight gain; Worker's compensation"
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Early Predictors of Re-Injury, Clinically Significant Weight Gain, and Lumbar Spine Surgery Following Occupational Back Injury: A Prospective Study of Workers in Washington State (2012-08-10)Back injuries are the costliest and most prevalent disabling occupational injuries in the United States. Little is known about early predictors for outcomes following occupational back injury. This dissertation identifies ...