Effect of cognitive impairment on rehabilitation outcome.

@article{Diamond1996EffectOC,
  title={Effect of cognitive impairment on rehabilitation outcome.},
  author={Paul T. Diamond and Gerald Felsenthal and Stephen N. Macciocchi and Deborah Butler and D Lally-Cassady},
  journal={American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation},
  year={1996},
  volume={75 1},
  pages={40-3}
}
Previous studies examining the relationship between cognition and ability to benefit from inpatient rehabilitation have found cognitive dysfunction to be associated with a poor rehabilitation outcome. To examine whether cognitive dysfunction precluded effective rehabilitation, 52 consecutive admissions to a geriatric rehabilitation unit were assigned Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) scores. Functional gains were assessed by the change in Functional Independence Measure (FIM) score from… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 34 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…