Effects of Geriatric Interdisciplinary Home Rehabilitation on Independence in Activities of Daily Living in Older People with Hip Fracture: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

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Summary of "Effects of Geriatric Interdisciplinary Home Rehabilitation on Independence in Activities of Daily Living in Older People with Hip Fracture: A Randomized Controlled Trial."

To evaluate the effects of early discharge followed by geriatric interdisciplinary home rehabilitation for older people with hip fracture on independence in Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) compared with in-hospital geriatric care according to a multifactorial rehabilitation program.


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Name: Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
ISSN: 1532-821X


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Geriatric long-term care facilities which provide supervision and assistance in activities of daily living with medical and nursing services when required.

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