August 2001 AAOS Report

AAOS offers guide to Independent Medical Evaluation

AAOS offers a key guide for expanding one's practice: a step-by-step tool to planning, conducting and documenting the independent medical evaluation (IME). This is a complete text and CD-ROM package, featuring video demonstrations of 28 key tests, including range of motion and tests for nonorganic findings. Fourteen printable forms are provided to organize and streamline the IME report. Editor Thomas G. Grace, MD, leads a collaborative team of orthopaedists and attorneys experienced in workers' compensation cases and personal injury litigation. "Independent Medical Evaluations" will be released this month at a special introductory price of $40 for members, $50 for nonmembers. For more information or to order, call AAOS Customer Service at (800) 626-6726 or visit the AAOS website at, under "What's New?"

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