Functional outcome differences in acute versus subacute geriatric rehabilitation

Short Title:
Functional outcome differences in acute versus subacute geriatric rehabilitation
Model System:
TBI
Reference Type:
Journal Article
Accession No.:
J36514.
Journal:
Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):
1998, vol. 13, issue 4, pp 30-38
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Abstract:
Study comparing outcomes of 69 acute and 53 subacute geriatric rehabilitation patients matched on demographic and medical characteristics. Outcome differences identified in this study include: lower functional independence measure (FIM) scores for subacute patients on admission and discharge; significantly longer length of stay for subacute patients; and a higher rate of discharge to the community for acute patients.
Author(s):
Deshpande, S. A.; MacNeill, S. E.; Lichtenberg, P. A.; Pithadia, J.; Velez, L.
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