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Volume:3 Issue:6 Number:30 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #6116
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

In-home rehabilitation for 6 months improves functional recovery after hip fracture

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OrthoEvidence. In-home rehabilitation for 6 months improves functional recovery after hip fracture. ACE Report. 2014;3(6):30. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/6116

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Effect of a home-based exercise program on functional recovery following rehabilitation after hip fracture: a randomized clinical trial

JAMA. 2014 Feb 19;311(7):700-8

Contributing Authors: NK Latham BA Harris JF Bean T Heeren C Goodyear S Zawacki DM Heislein J Mustafa P Pardasaney M Giorgetti N Holt L Goehring AM Jette

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232 hip fracture patients who had completed initial rehabilitation were randomized to either an in-home rehabilitation program for 6 months (intervention group) or a single session of nutrition education for cardiovascular health with periodic telephone follow-up (control group). The purpose was to compare function between groups after the 6 month program, as well as at 3 months after completion o...

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