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What does a thriving social life have to do with RTW?

Dr Mary Wyatt

Researchers looking for factors associated with early RTW uncover the usual suspects, as well as a less-expected ally: the social butterfly!

Australian researchers sought to better understand early factors that influence RTW outcomes following injury. Patients admitted to hospital with unintentional injuries formed the study population. These injuries might have been acquired at home, for example an amputated toe after an accident mowing the lawn. Alternatively, the injuries might have involved somebody being admitted to hospital following a motor vehicle accident, or some othe...

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