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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
New developments, based on the concept of wearable soft-robotic devices, make it possible to support impaired hand function during the performance of daily activities and intensive task-specific train...
Acromegaly causes numerous functional limitations that negatively impact patients' performance of activities of daily living (ADLs) and contribute to the deterioration of health-related quality of lif...
: Improved risk factor management and interventions have both been shown to improve mortality in stroke patients. Although this has been a success for acute care, it has placed a higher burden on stro...
This study aimed to explore the relationship between dependence in Activities of Daily Living and muscle strength, muscle morphology and physical function in older nursing home residents, taking possi...
Due to vague, initial symptoms, persons with Parkinson's disease (PD) usually receive a definitive diagnosis after a prolonged period of time. At the time of diagnosis, they have already experienced l...
Objective: To evaluate the effect of interdisciplinary home rehabilitation of patients with acute stroke. The trial seeks to evaluate: 1. Can early home rehabilitation affect the degree...
Individuals with cognitive impairments after stroke sustain significant disability in their daily tasks, and account for a significant proportion of stroke-related healthcare costs. This l...
Loss of arm use and strength are common problems after stroke that greatly affects independence in activities of daily living. Arm rehabilitation using robot-assisted repetitive task train...
This study will investigate the efficacy of a smart home / digital memory notebook (DMN) partnership that will allow for real-time intervention and thereby facilitate acquisition and use o...
As the population ages and the number of stroke survivors increases, information is needed to determine the best way of providing home care services for rehabilitation to stroke survivors ...
Geriatric long-term care facilities which provide supervision and assistance in activities of daily living with medical and nursing services when required.
Persons diagnosed as having significantly lower than average intelligence and considerable problems in adapting to everyday life or lacking independence in regard to activities of daily living.
An instrument used to assess the results of rehabilitation from knee injuries, especially those requiring ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION. It measures recovery of knee joint function based on ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING.
A housing and health care alternative combining independence with personal care. It provides a combination of housing, personalized supportive services and health care designed to meet the needs, both scheduled and unscheduled, of those who need help with activities of daily living. (www.alfa.org)
Voluntary use of free time for activities outside the daily routine.
A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint causes pain, stiffness, and swelling with ...
Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become extremely porous, are subject to fracture, and heal slowly, occurring especially in women following menopause and often leading to curvature of the spine from vertebral collapse. Follow and track&n...