Sedentary Work Exerting up to 10 pounds (4.5 kg) of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.

Light Work Exerting up to 20 pounds (9.1 kg) of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds (4.5 kg) of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Light Work usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree. However, if the use of the arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most the time, the job is rated Light Work.

Medium Work Exerting up to 50 (22.7 kg) pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 25 pounds (11.3 kg) of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds (4.5 kg) of forces constantly to move objects.

Heavy Work Exerting up to 100 pounds (45.4 kg) of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds (22.7 kg) of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds (9.1 kg) of force constantly to move objects.

Very Heavy Work Exerting in excess of 100 pounds (45.4 kg) of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds (22.7 kg) of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds (9.1 kg) of force constantly to move objects.

Job Classification

In most duration tables, five job classifications are displayed. These job classifications are based on the amount of physical effort required to perform the work. The classifications correspond to the Strength Factor classifications described in the United States Department of Labor's Dictionary of Occupational Titles. The following definitions are quoted directly from that publication.

Sedentary Work Exerting up to 10 pounds (4.5 kg) of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.

Light Work Exerting up to 20 pounds (9.1 kg) of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds (4.5 kg) of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Light Work usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree. However, if the use of the arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most the time, the job is rated Light Work.

Medium Work Exerting up to 50 (22.7 kg) pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 25 pounds (11.3 kg) of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds (4.5 kg) of forces constantly to move objects.

Heavy Work Exerting up to 100 pounds (45.4 kg) of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds (22.7 kg) of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds (9.1 kg) of force constantly to move objects.

Very Heavy Work Exerting in excess of 100 pounds (45.4 kg) of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds (22.7 kg) of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds (9.1 kg) of force constantly to move objects.

Cervicitis


Related Terms

  • Infection of the Cervix
  • Inflammation of the Cervix
  • Inflammatory Disease of Cervix

Differential Diagnosis

Specialists

  • Gynecologist

Factors Influencing Duration

The length of disability may be influenced by the underlying cause of the cervicitis, the severity of symptoms, any complications, and the type of treatment.

Medical Codes

ICD-9-CM:
054.19 - Herpes Simplex; Genital Herpes; Other
098.15 - Gonococcal Infection; Acute, Upper Genitourinary Tract; Gonococcal Cervicitis (Acute); Gonorrhea (Acute) of Cervix
098.35 - Gonococcal Cervicitis, Chronic; Gonorrhea of Cervix, Chronic
099.53 - Venereal Diseases Due to Chlamydia Trachomatis, Other; Lower Genitourinary Sites
131.09 - Trichomoniasis, Urogenital, Other
616.0 - Inflammatory Disease of Cervix, Vagina, and Vulva, Cervicitis and Endocervicitis; Cervicitis with or without Mention of Erosion or Ectropion; Endocervicitis with or without Mention of Erosion or Ectropion; Nabothian (Gland) Cyst or Follicle

Comorbid Conditions

  • Bacterial vaginosis
  • Chlamydia
  • Cytomegalovirus
  • Herpes simplex virus
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Squamous intraepithelial lesions

Source: Medical Disability Advisor






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