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Volume:6 Issue:2 Number:15 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #9003
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Efficacy of geriatric interdisciplinary home rehabilitation for patients with hip fracture

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OrthoEvidence. Efficacy of geriatric interdisciplinary home rehabilitation for patients with hip fracture. ACE Report. 2017;6(2):15. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/9003

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

Effects of Geriatric Interdisciplinary Home Rehabilitation on Walking Ability and Length of Hospital Stay After Hip Fracture: A Randomized Controlled Trial

J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2016 May 1;17(5):464.e9-464.e15.

Contributing Authors: A Karlsson M Berggren Y Gustafson B Olofsson N Lindelöf M Stenvall

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209 elderly patients undergoing rehabilitation for hip fracture were randomized to receive either Geriatric Interdisciplinary Home Rehabilitation (GIHR) or conventional geriatric care and rehabilitation. The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of GIHR and conventional care and rehabilitation in terms of walking ability and gait speed up to 1 year, and postoperative length of stay unt...

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