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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Impact of a Hospital Mobility Program on Function after Discharge
Principal Investigator:

Alayne D. Markland

Location: Birmingham, AL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2016 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 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...

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