Chapter 16. Chronic Pain in Injured Workers

  1. Prof. Saifudin Rashiq3,
  2. Prof. Donald Schopflocher4,
  3. Prof. Paul Taenzer5 and
  4. Prof. Egon Jonsson6,7
  1. Douglas P. Gross1,
  2. Martin Mrazik2 and
  3. Iain Muir2

Published Online: 24 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622665.ch16

Chronic Pain: A Health Policy Perspective

Chronic Pain: A Health Policy Perspective

How to Cite

Gross, D. P., Mrazik, M. and Muir, I. (2008) Chronic Pain in Injured Workers, in Chronic Pain: A Health Policy Perspective (eds S. Rashiq, D. Schopflocher, P. Taenzer and E. Jonsson), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527622665.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Alberta, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Clinical Sciences Building 8-120, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3, Canada

  2. 4

    University of Alberta, Nursing Research Office, Clinical Science Building 4-103, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3, Canada

  3. 5

    University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, 2nd Street SW 100-2310, Calgary, Alberta T2S 3C4, Canada

  4. 6

    University of Alberta, Department of Public Health Science, Institute of Health Economics, 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, Canada

  5. 7

    University of Toronto, Department of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Alberta, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy, Corbett Hall, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G4, Canada

  2. 2

    University of Alberta, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy, 3-12 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G4, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 AUG 2008

Book Series:

  1. Health Care and Disease Management

Book Series Editors:

  1. Prof. Dr. Egon Jonsson6,7

Series Editor Information

  1. 6

    University of Alberta, Department of Public Health Science, Institute of Health Economics, 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, Canada

  2. 7

    University of Toronto, Department of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323821

Online ISBN: 9783527622665

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Keywords:

  • injured workers;
  • back pain;
  • continuum of care models;
  • disability management;
  • psychological factors;
  • workplace factors;
  • compensation/insurance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background

  • Characteristics of Workers in Pain

  • Role of Compensation/Insurance Systems

  • Management Strategies

  • Conclusions

  • References