General Guideline Principles for Medications
for workers compensation patients

The New York State workers compensation board has developed these guidelines to help physicians, podiatrists, and other healthcare professionals provide appropriate treatment for Medications.

These Workers Compensation Board guidelines are intended to assist healthcare professionals in making decisions regarding the appropriate level of care for their patients with ankle and foot disorders.

The guidelines are not a substitute for clinical judgement or professional experience. The ultimate decision regarding care must be made by the patient in consultation with his or her healthcare provider.

Medications of Occupational Work Related Asthma

  1. Pharmacological Treatment of Work-Related Asthma
    Pharmacological Treatment of Work-Related Asthma is recommended should adhere to recognized guidelines for the treatment of asthma not caused by your job.
  2. Anti-Asthma Medications Alone
    Anti-Asthma Medications Alone is not recommended as a suitable substitute for environmental actions like exposure control or medical defenestration, but they may also be necessary for tandem with other interventions.
  3. Immunotherapy to Manage Sensitizer-Induced Asthma

    Immunotherapy to Manage Sensitizer-Induced Asthma is recommended must be taken into account in situations when occupational asthma is caused by a When only one or a few allergens have been clinically linked to disease, when a standardized commercial allergen extract is available for treatment when a specific HMW allergen has been identified when good control with pharmacotherapy cannot be established, and when the triggering agent cannot be completely avoided for practical, ethical, or other reasons, and when only one or a few allergens have been clinically linked to disease.

  4. Immunotherapy to Manage Irritant-Induced Asthma
    Immunotherapy to Manage Irritant-Induced Asthma is not recommended

    A brand-new class of asthma drugs, particularly those that target monoclonal antibodies, anti-IgE, anti-eosinophils, and anti-mediators.

  5. Biologicals
    Biologicals is recommended usage by professionals with expertise using these drugs in particular circumstances with high levels of IgE or eosinophils.

What our office can do if you have workers compensation injuries

We have the experience to help you with their workers compensation injuries. We understand what you are going through and will meet your medical needs and follow the guidelines set by the New York State Workers Compensation Board.

We understand the importance of your workers compensation cases. Let us help you navigate through the maze of dealing with the workers compensation insurance company and your employer.

We understand that this is a stressful time for you and your family. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please contact us so we will do everything we can to make it as easy on you as possible.

We are orthopedic surgeons and do not treat chest diseases. We will refer you to someone in your area who does treat respiratory symptoms.


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