Wilkie, R, Bjork, M, Costa-Black, KM, Parker, M and Pransky, G (2020) Managing work participation for people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. Best Practice & Research Clinical Rheumatology, 34 (2). ISSN 15216942

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Improving work participation for individuals with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs), has gained increasing interest over the last 10 years. New approaches are based upon increasing adoption of a biopsychosocial approach to improving work participation, incorporating evidence that health professionals within multidisciplinary teams have a key and critical role. In particular, interaction between health professionals and employers, and rehabilitation services that are linked to the workplace are key elements for improving work participation for people with RMDs. This review outlines recent research that underpins approaches for health professionals to develop their role in improving work participation for people with RMDs based on recent research; it outlines how to measure work-related outcomes in clinical practice, models of work participation, and approaches for health professionals to improve work participation outcomes. The potential for developing the role of health professionals in future years is also outlined.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: The final accepted manuscript and all relevant information regarding this article can be found at; https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1521694220300346?via%3Dihub
Uncontrolled Keywords: Work; Employment; Work disability; Absenteeism; Presenteeism; Biopsychosocial; Multidisciplinary team; Occupational rehabilitation; Vocational; Health professionals
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > R Medicine (General) > R735 Medical education. Medical schools. Research
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Primary, Community and Social Care
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Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 04 May 2020 09:42
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2021 01:30
URI: https://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/7926

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