Development of a prediction rule to determine time away from work

Institute for Work & Health
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Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Ivan Steenstra
Institute for Work & Health

Identifying workers at high risk for longer duration away from work following a workplace injury is very appealing. In this plenary, Dr. Steenstra discusses how the research team developed a prediction rule to determine time away from work based on data readily available through Ontario workers’ compensation records augmented with data from the Readiness for Return to Work (R-RTW) cohort study. 

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