1. The illness of work incapacity.

    Occupational Medicine 66(5):346 (2016) PMID 27317332 PMCID PMC4913377

  2. ACP Journal Club: in hospital rehabilitation units, adding individualized fall-prevention education to usual care reduced falls.

    Annals of Internal Medicine 163(4):JC13 (2015) PMID 26280435

  3. Choosing among employer-sponsored health plans: what drives employee choices?

    Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 55(3):305 (2013) PMID 23222507

    To probe employee basis for choosing health plans. In a Web study, 337 employees from large private and public employers were asked to choose among health plans varying on several common dimensions. On per-dollar basis, respondents were more willing to spend $3 to $4 on out-of-pocket copayments ...
  4. Workers' compensation, fibromyalgia, and kafka.

    Journal of Rheumatology 40(3):216 (2013) PMID 23457398

  5. Health assurance and the communitarian ethic.

    Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 50(10):1096 (2008) PMID 18849755

  6. Oral hypoglycemics and diabetic nephropathy.

    Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nep... 3(1):159 (2008) PMID 18178782

  7. Back pain in the workplace.

    JAMA 297(14):1594 (2007) PMID 17426279

  8. Disability determination: validity with occupational low back pain.

    The Journal of Pain 7(12):951 (2006) PMID 17157782

    Disability determination for occupational low back pain challenges indemnification systems because spinal pathoanatomy is weakly related to pain intensity and functional capacity, making judgments of disability vulnerable to such confounding factors as sociodemographic variables (eg, race, socio...
  9. Clinical and social predictors of application for social security disability insurance by workers' compensation claimants with low back pain.

    Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 48(7):733 (2006) PMID 16832231

    The objective of this study was to identify clinical and social predictors of application for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) in workers' compensation claimants with low back pain. Archival and interview data were analyzed for 1372 Missouri claimants who were, on average, nearly 42 m...
  10. Race differences in diagnosis and surgery for occupational low back injuries.

    Spine 31(11):1272 (2006) PMID 16688043

    Population-based telephone survey in Missouri. To examine the unique contribution of race to diagnosis and surgery rates in workers' compensation claimants. Race differences in diagnostic specificity and rates of surgery may mediate documented differences in workers' compensation case management...
  11. Socioeconomics of back pain.

    Nature Clinical Practice Rheumatology 2(5):230 (2006) PMID 16932690

  12. Yoga improved function and reduced symptoms of chronic low-back pain more than a self-care book.

    ACP journal club 145(1):16 (2006) PMID 16813364

  13. The health assurance-disease insurance plan: harnessing reason to the benefits of employees.

    Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 47(7):655 (2005) PMID 16010192

  14. Race and socioeconomic differences in post-settlement outcomes for African American and Caucasian Workers' Compensation claimants with low back injuries.

    PAIN® 114(3):462 (2005) PMID 15777871

    The purpose of this study was to predict post-settlement pain intensity, psychological distress, disability, and financial struggle among African American (n=580) and non-Hispanic Caucasian (n=892) Workers' Compensation claimants with single incident low back injury. The study was a population-b...
  15. An algorithm comprising 7 baseline variables predicted the 2-year work disability status in nonspecific back pain.

    ACP journal club 143(3):81 (2005) PMID 16262238

  16. Labeling woefulness: the social construction of fibromyalgia.

    Spine 30(1):1 (2005) PMID 15626973

  17. Management of occupational back injuries: differences among African Americans and Caucasians.

    PAIN® 112(3):389 (2004) PMID 15561395

    This study examined differences in the case management of occupational low back injuries in a large, racially diverse population of Workers' Compensation claimants in Missouri. Participants were African Americans (N=580) and non-Hispanic whites (N=892) who had filed occupational injury claims th...
  18. Editorial: The semiotics of backache.

    Spine 29(12):1289 (2004) PMID 15187625

  19. Medium-firm mattresses reduced pain-related disability more than firm mattresses in chronic, nonspecific low-back pain.

    ACP journal club 141(1):12 (2004) PMID 15230560

  20. Fibromyalgia and the conundrum of disability determination.

    Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 45(10):1030 (2003) PMID 14534442