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Title: Medico-legal reasoning in disability assessment: A focus group and validation study
Authors: de Boer, W. E. L ×
Donceel, Peter
Brage, S
Rus, M
Willems, J. H. B. M #
Issue Date: Sep-2008
Publisher: Biomed central ltd
Series Title: Bmc public health vol:8
Article number: 335
Abstract: Background: Decisions on disability pensions are based, among others, on medical reports. The way these medical assessments are performed is largely unclear. The aim of the study was to determine which grounds are used by social insurance physicians (SIPs) in these assessments and to determine if the identification of these grounds can help improve the quality of assessments in social insurance practice. The article describes a focus group study and a questionnaire study with SIPs in four different countries.
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ISSN: 1471-2458
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Environment and Health - miscellaneous
Occupational, Environmental and Insurance Medicine (-)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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