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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #10733
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment vs. Conventional Post-Op Rehab in Elderly Patients with Hip Frx


Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Effects of Geriatric Team Rehabilitation After Hip Fracture: Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2018 Oct;19(10):840-845

Contributing Authors: KG Thorngren P Nordstrom A Hommel L Ziden S Anttila

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Synopsis

7 studies were included in this meta-analysis, which sought to investigate the effectiveness of a comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) vs. a conventional post-operative rehabilitation program in elderly patients with hip fractures. Pooled results from the meta-analysis revealed significantly better outcomes in mobility and the ability to perform activities of daily living (ADL; eating, getting...

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