Geriatric rehabilitation. 3. Physical medicine and rehabilitation interventions for common disabling disorders

Short Title:
Geriatric rehabilitation. 3. Physical medicine and rehabilitation interventions for common disabling disorders
Model System:
SCI
Reference Type:
Journal Article
Accession No.:
J50184.
Journal:
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):
2004, vol. 85, issue 7, Suppl 3, pp S12-S17
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Abstract:
Article describes physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) interventions for common disorders that cause disability in older adults. Discussion specifically focuses on interventions for arthritis, fractures, cardiovascular disorders, peripheral vascular disease, amputations, pulmonary disorders, cancer, stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's disease, spinal cord injury, peripheral neuropathies, and diabetic complications. This article is part of the study guide on geriatric rehabilitation in the Self-Directed Physiatric Education program for practitioners and trainees in PM&R and geriatric medicine.
Author(s):
Roig, Randolph L.; Worsowicz, Gregory M.; Stewart, Deborah G.; Cifu, David X.
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