MORRIS H. KAHN, M.A., M.D.; SAMUEL KAHN, B.S. M.D.
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The period of disability as it is conceived in medico-legal terminology is that length of time during which an employee in any industry is unable adequately to perform any gainful work. The disability may be total such as might prevent the attendance of the employee at his place of occupation; or partial, disabling him from doing the usual amount or type of work per hour or day.
Besides these two, there are, of course, variations in the capacity of any worker that depend upon many other diurnal or intermittent factors; such as fatigue, general state of health, state of
KAHN MH, KAHN S. "Arbitrary Period of Disability" As a Mode of Settlement in Compensation Claims. Ann Intern Med. ;3:1112–1127. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-11-1112
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1930;3(11):1112-1127.
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