from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Entered on the sick-list; reported sick.
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Patients, sick-listed for back and neck problems return to work at different rates despite having similar problems, and personal factors play a major role, reveals a thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
The participants were sick-listed as a result of back and neck problems and were asked to self-rate their pain, functional ability and quality of life.
Researchers have identified seven personality types who are most likely to help sick-listed employees back to work
Being considerate, understanding and able to maintain contact with the sick-listed are the most important leadership qualities, according to the study.
By enhancing and enabling personal contact between SIOs and health care professionals, the waiting times for the sick-listed might be shortened, resulting in shorter periods of sick-leave.