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Compensating for legislation

Dr Mary Wyatt

Case Study NSW: How do changes to a compensation system effect whiplash recovery outcomes?

Take Home Messages: The structure of a compensation system has a huge impact on health outcomes for injured people. Compensation schemes need to be carefully designed to support recovery and minimise potential negative health effects. Why the study matters: The impact of compensation on people with whiplash has been controversial. Two major reviews of the topic have led to contradictory conclusions: One review indic...

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