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Employment characteristics and job loss in patients awaiting surgery on the hip or knee.

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AIMS: To investigate the factors, including size of organisation, associated with job loss in patients awaiting surgery to the hip or knee joint. METHODS: A questionnaire was mailed to 498 consecutive patients of working age listed at a district general hospital for major joint replacement, knee arthroscopy, or periacetabular osteotomy. Questions were asked about level of physical disability, duration of symptoms, employment circumstances at the time the joint problem began, and job changes s...

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10.1136/oem.2004.014977

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Occupational and environmental medicine
Volume:
62
Issue:
1
Pages:
54-57
Publication date:
2005-01-05
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EISSN:
1470-7926
ISSN:
1351-0711
URN:
uuid:4eb3a52e-d538-4ac2-8168-cd86fbd563cb
Source identifiers:
125493
Local pid:
pubs:125493

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