Higher Physiotherapy Frequency Is Associated with Shorter Length of Stay and Greater Functional Recovery in Hospitalized Frail Older Adults: A Retrospective Observational Study.

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P. Hartley; J. Adamson; C. Cunningham; G. Embleton; R. Romero-Ortuno;
  • Publisher: The Journal of Frailty and Aging
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.14283/jfa.2016.95
  • Subject: Retrospective Studies | england | Risk Assessment | Frail Elderly | Risk Factors | Hospitalization | physiotherapy | United Kingdom | Aged | outcomes assessment | Physical Therapy Modalities | Patient Discharge | observational study | Recovery of Function | Comorbidity | Length of Stay | Dementia | Geriatric Assessment | Aged, 80 and over | Female | Humans | Male | Patient Outcome Assessment

Extra physiotherapy has been associated with better outcomes in hospitalized patients, but this remains an under-researched area in geriatric medicine wards. We retrospectively studied the association between average physiotherapy frequency and outcomes in hospitalized ... View more
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