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Appendices A - Appendices C - Appendices
4.1 - 4.31 - Subpart A - General Policy in Rating
Subpart B - Subpart B - Disability Rating
4.40 - 4.73 - The Musculoskeletal System
4.75 - 4.84a-5 - The Organs of Special Sense
4.85 - 4.87a - Impairment of Auditory Acuity
4.88 - 4.89 - Infectious Diseases, Immune Disorders and Nutritional Deficiencies
4.96 - 4.97 - The Respiratory System
4.100 - 4.104 - The Cardiovascular System
4.110 - 4.114 - The Digestive System
4.115 - 4.115b - The Genitourinary System
4.116 - Gynecological Conditions and Disorders of the Breast
4.117 - The Hemic and Lymphatic Systems
4.118 - The Skin
4.119 - The Endocrine System
4.120 - 4.124a - Neurological Conditions and Convulsive Disorders
4.125 - 4.130 - Mental Disorders
4.149 - 4.150 - Dental and Oral Conditions

Supplements for Book C
23 24 26 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35
36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46

Appendices
Appendix A - Table of Amendments and Effective Dates Since 1946
Appendix B - Numerical Index of Disabilities
Appendix C - Alphabetical Index of Disabilities

Subpart A - General Policy in Rating
Index
4.1 - Essentials of Evaluative Rating
4.2 - Interpretation of Examination Reports
4.3 - 4.6 - 4.7 - 4.9 - Resolution of Reasonable Doubt/Evaluation of evidence/Higher of two evaluations/Congenital or developmental defects
4.10 - 4.13 - Functional Impairment/Effect Change of Diagnosis
4.14 - 4.15 - Avoidance of Pyramiding/Total Disability Ratings
4.16 - Total Disability Ratings for Compensation Based on Unemployability of the Individual
4.17 - Total Disability Ratings for Pension Based on Unemployability and Age of the Individual
4.17a - 4.18 - Misconduct Etiology/Unemployability
4.19 - 4.21 - Age in Service-Connected Claims/Analogous Ratings/Application of Rating Schedule
4.22 - 4.23 - Rating of Disabilities Aggravated by Active Service/Attitude of Rating Officers
4.24 - Correspondence
4.25 - Combined Ratings Table
4.26 - Bilateral Factor
4.27 - Use of Diagnostic Code Numbers
4.28 - Pre-Stabilization Rating from Date of Discharge from Service
4.29 - Ratings for Service-Connected Disabilities Requiring Hospital Treatment or Observation
4.30 - Convalescent Ratings
4.31 - A No-Percent Rating

Subpart B - Disability Ratings

The Musculoskeletal System
4.40 - Functional Loss
4.41 - History of Injury
4.42 - Complete Medical Examination of Injury Cases
4.43 - Osteomyelitis
4.44 - The Bones
4.45 - The Joints
4.46 - 4.47 - Accurate Measurement/[Reserved]
4.48 - 4.49 - [Reserved]
4.50 - 4.51 - [Reserved]
4.52 - 4.53 - [Reserved]
4.54 - [Reserved]
4.55 - Principles of Combined Ratings for Muscle Injuries
4.56 - Evaluation of Muscle Disabilities
4.57 - 4.58 - Static Foot Deformities/Arthritis Due to Strain
4.59 - 4.60 - 4.61 - 4.62 - Painful Motion/[Reserved]/Examination/Circulatory Disturbances
4.63 - 4.64 - 4.65 - Loss of Use of Hand or Foot/Loss of Use of Both Buttocks/[Reserved]
4.66 - 4.67 - Sacroiliac Joint/Pelvic Bones
4.68 - 4.69 - 4.70 - Amputation Rule/Dominant Hand/Inadequate Examinations
4.71 - Measurement of Ankylosis and Joint Motion
4.71a - Schedule of Ratings - Musculoskeletal System
4.71a-table-2 - Table II - Ratings for Multiple Losses or Extremities with Dictator's Rating Code and CFR Citation
4.72 - [Reserved]
4.73 - Schedule of Ratings - Muscle Injuries

The Organs of Special Sense
4.79 - Schedule of Ratings - Eye
4.75 - General considerations for evaluating visual impairment
4.76 - Visual Acuity
4.76a - Computation of Average Concentric Contraction of Visual Fields
4.76a figure - Chart of visual field showing normal field right eye and abnormal contraction visual field left eye
4.77 - Visual Fields
4.77 figure - Goldmann Perimeter Chart
4.78 - Muscle Function
4.80 - [Reserved]
4.81 - [Reserved]
4.82 - [Reserved]
4.83 - [Reserved]
4.84 - [Reserved]

Impairment of Auditory Acuity
4.87 - Schedule of Ratings - Ear
4.87a - Schedule of Ratings - Other Sense Organs
4.85 - Evaluation of Hearing Impairment
4.86 - Exceptional Patterns of Hearing Impairment

Infectious Diseases, Immune Disorders and Nutritional Deficiencies
4.88b - Schedule of Ratings - Infectious Diseases, Immune Disorders and Nutritional Deficiencies
4.88 - 4.88a - [Reserved]/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
4.88c - Ratings for Inactive Non-Pulmonary Tuberculosis Initially Entitled after August 19, 1968
4.89 - Rating for Inactive Non-Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Effect on August 19, 1968

The Respiratory System
4.97 - Schedule of Ratings - Respiratory System
4.96 - Special Provisions Regarding Evaluation of Respiratory Conditions

The Cardiovascular System
4.104 - Schedule of Ratings - Cardiovascular
4.100 - Necessity for Complete Diagnosis
4.101 - 4.102 - 4.103 - [Reserved]

The Digestive System
4.114 - Schedule of Ratings - Digestive System
4.110 - 4.111 - Ulcers/Post-Gastrectomy Syndromes
4.112 - 4.113 - Weight Loss/Coexisting Abdominal Conditions

The Genitourinary System
4.115b - Ratings of the Genitourinary System - Diagnoses
4.115 - Nephritis
4.115a - Ratings of the Genitourinary System - Dysfunction

Gynecological Conditions and Disorders of the Breast
4.116 - Schedule of Ratings - Gynecological Conditions and Disorders of the Breast

The Hemic and Lymphatic Systems
4.117 - Schedule of Ratings - Hemic and Lymphatic Systems

The Skin
4.118 - Schedule of Ratings - Skin

The Endocrine System
4.119 - Schedule of Ratings - Endocrine System

Neurological Conditions and Convulsive Disorders
4.124a - Schedule of Ratings - Neurological Conditions and Convulsive Disorders
4.120 - 4.121 - Evaluations by Comparison/Identification of Epilepsy
4.122 - Psychomotor Epilepsy
4.123 - 4.124 - Neuritis, Cranial or Peripheral/Neuralgia, Cranial or Peripheral

Mental Disorders
4.130 - Schedule of Ratings - Mental Disorders
4.125 - Diagnosis of Mental Disorders
4.126 - Evaluation of Disability from Mental Disorders
4.127 - 4.128 - 4.129 - Mental Retardation and Personality Disorders/Convalescence Ratings Following Extended Hospitalization/Mental Disorders Due to Traumatic Stress

Dental and Oral Conditions
4.150 - Schedule of Ratings - Dental and Oral Conditions
4.149 - [Reserved]
 

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