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What's missing from undergraduate occupational medicine tuition?

Dr Mary Wyatt

We need better approaches to teaching medical students about work, health and occupational medicine.

Doctors complain employers don't do enough to help with return to work. Employers make the same complaints about doctors.But what are employers taught about return to work? And what are doctors taught?Long-term work absence is expensive, and may cause poorer outcomes for employees / patients.  Logically, doctors should be taught about how to minimise unnecessary work disability.Work absence and sickness payments have increased exponentially ...

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