Raymond A. Sokolow, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Disabling industrial injuries are more prevalent and less responsive to treatment than ever before, despite improved working conditions and the efforts of a growing corps of safety engineers, industrial physicians, and rehabilitation specialists. This results from a failure to recognize and treat the accident victim's emotional and personal problems, which are involved in causation of injury and which prevent recovery. The internist, because he deals with the whole person, is uniquely qualified to manage industrial injuries.
A group of internists and psychiatrists, working in seminar, with an internist in charge of each case, treated 50 industrial injuries. Orthopedists and other
Sokolow RA. The Internist and Industrial Injuries.. Ann Intern Med. ;64:1175. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-64-5-1175_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;64(5):1175.
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