Work restrictions: documenting a patient's return to work
NLM Title Abbreviation
The Nurse practitioner
DOI of Published Version
Patients frequently ask NPs to write work restrictions, even if it is not in their best interest. This article helps providers construct valid work restrictions and addresses specific tasks and issues to keep the patient and coworkers safe when returning to work.
Absenteeism, Back Pain/diagnosis/therapy, Disability Evaluation, Documentation/methods, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Nurse Practitioners/organization & administration, Patient Care Planning, Primary Health Care/methods, Work Capacity Evaluation, Workload
Published Article/Book Citation
The Nurse practitioner, 35:11 (2010) pp.49-53. DOI:10.1097/01.NPR.0000388901.49604.a8.