Inpatient rehabilitation following burn injury: patient demographics and functional outcomes.

@article{Sliwa2005InpatientRF,
  title={Inpatient rehabilitation following burn injury: patient demographics and functional outcomes.},
  author={James A. Sliwa and Allen Heinemann and Patrick E Semik},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2005},
  volume={86 10},
  pages={1920-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify demographic characteristics of burn patients referred for inpatient rehabilitation, the benefits of rehabilitation in this population, and factors that influence functional outcome. DESIGN Retrospective chart review. SETTING Free-standing rehabilitation hospital. PARTICIPANTS Patients (N=129) admitted for inpatient rehabilitation after a burn injury. INTERVENTION Comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Demographic data and the FIM instrument… CONTINUE READING

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