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Cardiovascular disability : updating the Social Security listings /
Committee on Social Security Cardiovascular Disability Criteria, Board on the Health of Select Populations, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
imprint
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2010.
description
xxvi, 278 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
ISBN
030915698X, 9780309156981
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imprint
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2010.
isbn
030915698X
9780309156981
contents note
Introduction -- Social Security disability programs and procedures -- Cardiovascular disability trends -- Approaches to revising the cardiovascular listings -- Heart failure, cardiomyopathy, and right heart failure -- Heart transplantation -- Ischemic heart disease -- Peripheral artery disease -- Chronic venous insufficiency -- Congenital heart disease -- Pulmonary hypertension -- Valvular heart disease -- Arrhythmias -- Aneurysm or dissection of the aorta and peripheral arteries -- Comorbidities -- Future directions for improving the listings.
catalogue key
7658075
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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The Social Security Administration (SSA) uses a screening tool called the Listing of Impairments to identify claimants who are so severely impaired that they cannot work at all and thus immediately qualify for benefits. In this report, the IOM makes several recommendations for improving SSA's capacity to determine disability benefits more quickly and efficiently using the Listings.

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