Date Presented 4/8/2016
This research measured work status pre- and postsurgically in 10,820 patients. Employed persons had higher quality of life and work ability than nonemployed persons at baseline and 1 mo postsurgery. Interventions are needed to address work in the ever-growing surgical population.
Primary Author and Speaker: Vicki Kaskutas
Contributing Authors: Michael Avidan, Arbi Ben Abdullah, Kirstie Hamer, Maggie Marohl, Thomas Wilson