Impact of a Hospital Mobility Program on Function after Discharge
Alayne D. Markland
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April 2016 -
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is strong evidence that disability among older adults is largely driven by illnesses and injuries that lead to hospitalizations. Data shows the likelihood of developing new or worsening disability, as well as a reduced likelihood of recovery from disability, is greatly increased with hospitalization. Our work has shown low mobility to be associated with adverse outcomes including decline in activities of daily living (ADLs), nursing home placeme...