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.

Rubella


Related Terms

  • German Measles
  • Three-day Measles

Specialists

  • Infectious Disease Internist
  • Internal Medicine Physician
  • Obstetrician/Gynecologist

Comorbid Conditions

  • Compromised immune system

Factors Influencing Duration

After the quarantine period, up to a week of disability may be required. The length of extended disability for complications of rubella infection will depend upon the nature and severity of the symptoms. The immune status of the person at the time of rubella infection will affect the development of complications and alter the length of disability. Diabetic individuals and those with compromised immune systems (e.g., undergoing chemotherapy or with AIDS) may have more severe infections and require longer disability. Pregnant women who become infected may need a longer period of disability, particularly if they experience difficulties with their pregnancy or if their child is born with congenital rubella syndrome.

Medical Codes

ICD-9-CM:
056.00 - Rubella with Unspecified Neurological Complication
056.01 - Encephalomyelitis Due to Rubella; Encephalitis Due to Rubella; Meningoencephalitis Due to Rubella
056.09 - Rubella with Neurological Complications, Other
056.71 - Arthritis Due to Rubella
056.79 - Rubella with Other Specified Complications, Other
056.8 - Rubella with Unspecified Complications
056.9 - Rubella without Mention of Complication
647.50 - Infectious and Parasitic Conditions in the Mother Classifiable Elsewhere, but Complicating Pregnancy, Rubella, Unspecified as to Episode of Care or Not Applicable
647.51 - Infectious and Parasitic Conditions in the Mother Classifiable Elsewhere, but Complicating Pregnancy, Rubella, Delivered, with or without Mention of Antepartum Condition
647.52 - Infectious and Parasitic Conditions in the Mother Classifiable Elsewhere, but Complicating Pregnancy, Rubella, Delivered, with Mention of Postpartum Condition
647.53 - Infectious and Parasitic Conditions in the Mother Classifiable Elsewhere, but Complicating Pregnancy, Rubella, Antepartum Condition or Complication
647.54 - Infectious and Parasitic Conditions in the Mother Classifiable Elsewhere, but Complicating Pregnancy, Rubella, Postpartum Condition or Complication

Differential Diagnosis

  • Allergic drug reaction
  • Erythema infectiosum (fifth disease)
  • Roseola
  • Rubeola (measles)
  • Scarlet fever

Source: Medical Disability Advisor






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