Functional assessment of older adults in an emergency department.

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The fast paced nature of emergency medicine often precludes assessment of patient functioning which may have significant consequences for geriatric patients including falls, functional decline and/or hospital re-admission. A rehabilitation consultation service to a hospital emergency department was implemented based on recommendations in the literature that… (More)

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@article{Lee2001FunctionalAO, title={Functional assessment of older adults in an emergency department.}, author={V. Lee and B. Ross and Barbara Tracy}, journal={Canadian journal of occupational therapy. Revue canadienne d'ergotherapie}, year={2001}, volume={68 2}, pages={121-9} }