Guide to the Evaluation of Functional Ability: How to Request, Interpret and Apply Functional Capacity Evaluations
The AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Functional Ability provides a practical approach to functional capacity evaluations (FCEs) in relation to assessing a patients physical ability to perform work-related and non-work-related activities of daily living (ADLs) and making a distinction between impairment and disability.
This guide facilitates clear discussions and documentation on how to best use data in FCEs to determine whether or not a patient is able to perform work-related and non-work-related activities involved with the daily activities of living.
Receive Practical Information from the Next FCE You Request
The AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Functional Ability was written for physicians and therapists who have been in search of a standard approach to functional capacity evaluations.
It provides readers with a practical approach to FCEs so that they can gain a deeper understanding of the evidence basis for functional testing and understand how to best request, interpret and apply these functional tests.