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[Working capacity assessment: a literature review]

MÁK Kornél1, FEHÉR Gergely1, GOMBOS Katalin2, PUSCH Gabriella3, KOLTAI Katalin4, BANK Gyula5, KÓSA Gábor1, VARJASI Gábor1, TIBOLD Antal1

SEPTEMBER 10, 2019

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2019;29(08-09)

DOI: https://doi.org/10.33616/lam.29.039

[INTRODUCTION - Although work capacity assessment (WCA) has high social and economical impacts, national medical standards are lacking in Hungary. AIM - The aim of our literature search based review was to gather evidence and international standards on WCA. RESULTS - There are different methods in WCA, from questionnaire forms to computer-based evalution, the latter seems to be the most effective. Apart from physical WCA, additional cardiovascular risk profile and psychoscocial evaluations are recommended. Despite of intesive research of the topic, evidence-based standards do not exist. CONCLUSION - There is an increasing demand on evidence-based WCA. ]

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  1. Pécsi Tudományegyetem Klinikai Központ Foglalkozás-egészségügyi és Munkahigiénés Központ
  2. Pécsi Tudományegyetem Klinikai Központ Laboratóriumi Medicina Intézet
  3. PTE KK Neurológiai Klinika
  4. Pécsi Tudományegyetem Klinikai Központ I. Sz. Belgyógyászati Klinika
  5. Kecskeméti Kórház, Krónikus Belgyógyászati Osztály

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