Blatant advertising today! I’m blown away by the content available in RTW Matters. I occasionally get to write a column for them, so I’ll own up to that right now, but despite my bias – this list of topics is exactly what I’d like everyone in pain management to read (and these ones are free! – there is a subscriber service with more content too)
Take a look at these topics:
But wait – there’s more!
Do I need to go on?
I haven’t even started to list the resources for health providers…
Seriously, if we work in the area of chronic pain, we need to know about anything and everything that will help our clients/patients return to work. Working is normal, healthy, and an important part of our lives. Without working, people’s health suffers. Two references to read and ponder if you’re not convinced that working is healthy…(thanks to Dr JA for his links to these two references)
Bamia, C., Trichopoulou, A., Trichopoulos D., (2008). Age at retirement and mortality in a general population sample: the Greek EPIC study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 167, 561-569.
Tsai, SP., Wendt JK., Donnelly, RP., de Jong, G., Ahmed, FS. (2005). Age at retirement and long term survival of an industrial population: prospective cohort study. BMJ doi:10.1136/bmj.38586.448704.E0.