Does Change in Functional Performance Affect Quality of Life in Persons with Orthopaedic Impairment?

@article{Ostir2006DoesCI,
  title={Does Change in Functional Performance Affect Quality of Life in Persons with Orthopaedic Impairment?},
  author={Glenn V. Ostir and Ivonne-Marie Berg{\'e}s and Pamela M. Smith and David Smith and Janida L. Rice and Kenneth J Ottenbacher},
  journal={Social Indicators Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={77},
  pages={79-93}
}
Background and Purpose: Examine the association between change in functional status and quality of life for individuals with orthopaedic impairments approximately 90 days after discharge from in-patient medical rehabilitation. Methods: A retrospective study from 2001 to 2002 using information from the IT HealthTrack database. The study included 3751 individuals with orthopaedic impairments aged 40 or older discharged from in-patient medical rehabilitation. Primary measures included motor and… CONTINUE READING