G Pransky

Summary

Affiliation: Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Onset of work restriction in employed adults with lower limb joint pain: individual factors and area-level socioeconomic conditions
    Ross Wilkie
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    J Occup Rehabil 23:180-8. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Disability prevention and communication among workers, physicians, employers, and insurers--current models and opportunities for improvement
    Glenn Pransky
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 26:625-34. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Performance decrements resulting from illness in the workplace: the effect of headaches
    G S Pransky
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute, Hopkinton, Massachusetts and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:34-40. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Outcomes in work-related injuries: a comparison of older and younger workers
    Glenn S Pransky
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety and Health, Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    Am J Ind Med 47:104-12. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Early retirement due to occupational injury: who is at risk?
    Glenn S Pransky
    Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health, Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    Am J Ind Med 47:285-95. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Improving return to work research
    Glenn Pransky
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, 71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 15:453-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Length of disability prognosis in acute occupational low back pain: development and testing of a practical approach
    Glenn S Pransky
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:690-7. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Development and validation of competencies for return to work coordinators
    Glenn Pransky
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, MA, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 20:41-8. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Contemporary low back pain research - and implications for practice
    Glenn Pransky
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, 71 Frankland Rd, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 24:291-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Are we making progress?: the tenth international forum for primary care research on low back pain
    Glenn Pransky
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1608-14. 2011

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. pmc Onset of work restriction in employed adults with lower limb joint pain: individual factors and area-level socioeconomic conditions
    Ross Wilkie
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    J Occup Rehabil 23:180-8. 2013
    ..To examine individual and area-level socioeconomic factors that predict the onset of work restriction in employed persons with lower limb joint pain...
  2. ncbi request reprint Disability prevention and communication among workers, physicians, employers, and insurers--current models and opportunities for improvement
    Glenn Pransky
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 26:625-34. 2004
    ..To review prevailing models of disability management and prevention with respect to communication, and to suggest alternative approaches...
  3. ncbi request reprint Performance decrements resulting from illness in the workplace: the effect of headaches
    G S Pransky
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute, Hopkinton, Massachusetts and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:34-40. 2005
    ..Each headache episode was classified as a migraine or nonmigraine headache based on reported manifestations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Outcomes in work-related injuries: a comparison of older and younger workers
    Glenn S Pransky
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety and Health, Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    Am J Ind Med 47:104-12. 2005
    ..There is little detailed research on age-related differences in work outcomes after an occupational injury...
  5. ncbi request reprint Early retirement due to occupational injury: who is at risk?
    Glenn S Pransky
    Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health, Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    Am J Ind Med 47:285-95. 2005
    ..Although linked to poor worker health, the roles of workplace factors and occupational injury have not been well-defined...
  6. ncbi request reprint Improving return to work research
    Glenn Pransky
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, 71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 15:453-7. 2005
    ..Despite considerable multidisciplinary research on return to work (RTW), there has been only modest progress in implementation of study results, and little change in overall rates of work disability in developed countries...
  7. ncbi request reprint Length of disability prognosis in acute occupational low back pain: development and testing of a practical approach
    Glenn S Pransky
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:690-7. 2006
    ..Retrospective cohort study...
  8. doi request reprint Development and validation of competencies for return to work coordinators
    Glenn Pransky
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, MA, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 20:41-8. 2010
    ..Return to work (RTW) coordinators are a key element in programs that facilitate RTW of injured or ill workers, yet little research documents the competencies required for success in this role...
  9. doi request reprint Contemporary low back pain research - and implications for practice
    Glenn Pransky
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, 71 Frankland Rd, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 24:291-8. 2010
    ..In this article, we review new perspectives and research studies that show promise, and suggest alternatives to current clinical and research paradigms...
  10. doi request reprint Are we making progress?: the tenth international forum for primary care research on low back pain
    Glenn Pransky
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1608-14. 2011
    ..Synthesis and analysis of presentation and discussion highlights, with a focus on emerging trends and promising new directions in primary care research on low back pain (LBP)...
  11. doi request reprint Work disability prevention research: current and future prospects
    G S Pransky
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, 71 Frankland Roadd, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 21:287-92. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint Practical aspects of functional capacity evaluations
    Glenn S Pransky
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 14:217-29. 2004
    ..More research, especially studies linking FCE results to occupational outcomes, is needed to better define the appropriate role for these evaluations in clinical and administrative settings...
  13. ncbi request reprint Outcomes in work-related upper extremity and low back injuries: results of a retrospective study
    G Pransky
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Hopkinton, MA 01701, USA
    Am J Ind Med 37:400-9. 2000
    ..This study was intended to provide information on a sample of workers representing a range of jobs and employers typical of the workers compensation system...
  14. ncbi request reprint Performance and quality measurement in occupational health services: current status and agenda for further research
    G Pransky
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:295-306. 2001
    ..However, scientific knowledge resulting from the application of QI in general health care can provide a useful framework for the development of measures in OHS...
  15. ncbi request reprint Work-related outcomes in occupational low back pain: a multidimensional analysis
    Glenn Pransky
    Department of Family Medicine University of Massachusetts Medical School, Boston, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:864-70. 2002
    ..This pilot study explored a broad range of work-related outcomes for occupational low back injuries...
  16. ncbi request reprint Stress and work-related upper extremity disorders: implications for prevention and management
    Glenn Pransky
    Liberty Mutual Research Center, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    Am J Ind Med 41:443-55. 2002
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Occupational risks and injuries in non-agricultural immigrant Latino workers
    Glenn Pransky
    Liberty Mutual Center for Disability Research, 71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01701, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:117-23. 2002
    ..To investigate occupational health in urban immigrant Latino workers, using a community-based method...
  18. ncbi request reprint Occupational upper extremity conditions: a detailed analysis of work-related outcomes
    Glenn Pransky
    Liberty Mutual Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Center, 71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 12:131-8. 2002
    ..The importance of secondary prevention was highlighted. There is a need for focus on gradual-onset injuries, as well as those acute-onset injuries with risk for recurrence...
  19. ncbi request reprint Rehospitalization following compensable work-related tetraplegia
    A Young
    Liberty Mutual Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Spinal Cord 44:374-82. 2006
    ..Descriptive study...
  20. ncbi request reprint Services provided following compensable work-related tetraplegia
    A E Young
    Liberty Mutual Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA USA
    Spinal Cord 42:248-60. 2004
    ..Descriptive study...
  21. ncbi request reprint Employer attitudes, training, and return-to-work outcomes: a pilot study
    G Pransky
    Liberty Mutual Center for Disability Research, and University of Massachusetts Medical School, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, 01701, USA
    Assist Technol 13:131-8. 2001
    ..However, rehabilitation professionals may be able to improve disability management practices and accommodations through employer education, especially when training is directed toward front-line supervisors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Work-related tetraplegia: cause of injury and annual medical costs
    B Webster
    Liberty Mutual Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA, USA
    Spinal Cord 42:240-7. 2004
    ..Descriptive study...
  23. ncbi request reprint Improving the physician role in evaluating work ability and managing disability: a survey of primary care practitioners
    G Pransky
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 24:867-74. 2002
    ..This study was conducted to identify challenges and opportunities for improvement in this area from a physician perspective...
  24. ncbi request reprint Early prognosis for low back disability: intervention strategies for health care providers
    W S Shaw
    Liberty Mutual Center for Disability Research, 71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 23:815-28. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to synthesize findings from available studies of prognostic factors for OLBP disability in a clinically-relevant framework...
  25. pmc Injuries at work in the US adult population: contributions to the total injury burden
    Gordon S Smith
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA gordon
    Am J Public Health 95:1213-9. 2005
    ..We estimated the contribution of nonfatal work-related injuries on the injury burden among working-age adults (aged 18-64 years) in the United States...
  26. pmc The impact of workers' compensation on outcomes of surgical and nonoperative therapy for patients with a lumbar disc herniation: SPORT
    Steven J Atlas
    General Medicine Division, Medical Services, MA General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:89-97. 2010
    ..Prospective randomized and observational cohorts...
  27. ncbi request reprint Methodological challenges in studying recurrence of low back pain
    Radoslaw Wasiak
    Liberty Mutual Center for Disability Research, 71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 13:21-31. 2003
    ..The use of alternative definitions is also likely to impact analyses of risk factors contributing to LBP recurrence and direct and indirect costs associated with treating LBP...
  28. doi request reprint Who's in charge? Challenges in evaluating quality of primary care treatment for low back pain
    Radoslaw Wasiak
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:961-8. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to provide insights about actual patterns of provider involvement in LBP care and implications for quality evaluation...
  29. ncbi request reprint The association between timing and duration of chiropractic care in work-related low back pain and work-disability outcomes
    Radoslaw Wasiak
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:1124-34. 2007
    ..To examine the timing and duration of chiropractic care in occupational low back pain (OLBP) and their association with work-disability duration and recurrent disability using workers' compensation (WC) claims data...
  30. ncbi request reprint Point of view
    Radoslaw Wasiak
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1858-9. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the organizational responses of employers to workers with injuries
    Yueng Hsiang Huang
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Work 26:75-84. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of workers' compensation claimants with low back pain undergoing intradiscal electrothermal therapy
    Barbara S Webster
    Liberty Mutual Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:435-41. 2004
    ..Case series...
  33. pmc What is different about workers' compensation patients? Socioeconomic predictors of baseline disability status among patients with lumbar radiculopathy
    Steven J Atlas
    General Medicine Division, Medical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2019-26. 2007
    ..Combined analysis of 2 prospective clinical studies...