Functional status after injury: a longitudinal study of geriatric trauma.

  title={Functional status after injury: a longitudinal study of geriatric trauma.},
  author={Lorraine I Kelley-Quon and Lillian C Min and Eric Morley and Jonathan R. Hiatt and Henry G. Cryer and Areti K Tillou},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  volume={76 10},
We evaluated self-rated functional status measured longitudinally in the year after injury in a geriatric trauma population. The longitudinal (L) group included 37 of 60 eligible trauma patients aged 65 years or older admitted December 2006 to November 2007 for greater than 24 hours who completed a Short Functional Status questionnaire (SFS) at 3, 6, and 12 months after injury. The SFS yields scores of 0 to 5 (5 = independent in all five activities of daily living [ADLs]) and has been validated… CONTINUE READING


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