Research Updates

How do social functioning, social relationships and compensation influence RTW?

Dr Mary Wyatt

Understanding the factors that influence return to work assists in effective rehabilitation.

Australian researchers sought to better understand early factors that influence RTW outcomes. The study population consisted of patients admitted to hospital with unintentional injuries. These might have included patients with an injury that occurred at home, such as an amputated toe after an accident mowing the lawn. Alternatively, a patient might have been admitted to hospital following a motor vehicle accident. Just over 220 people ...

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