Susan S Tomlinson

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The majority of patients after a hip fracture do not return to prefracture functional status. Depression has been shown to affect recovery. Although exercise can reduce impairments, access issues limit elderly people from participating in facility-based programs. The primary purpose of this study was to determine the effects and(More)
M any people have high blood cholesterol that may lead to coronary heart disease (CHD). A multifaceted approach consisting of diet, exercise, and pharmacological management is recommended to lower the risk of CHD.1 Elevated low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) has been established as a major cause of CHD.1 The group of cholesterol-lowering drugs(More)
OBJECTIVES To compare the effectiveness of a short-term leg-strengthening exercise program with that of attentional control on improving strength, walking abilities, and function 1 year after hip fracture. DESIGN Randomized controlled pilot study. SETTING Patients' homes. PARTICIPANTS Community-dwelling older adults (n=26) 6 months after hip fracture(More)
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