Low mobility during hospitalization and functional decline in older adults.

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OBJECTIVES To examine the association between mobility levels of older hospitalized adults and functional outcomes. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING A 900-bed teaching hospital in Israel. PARTICIPANTS Five hundred twenty-five older (≥70) acute medical patients hospitalized for a nondisabling condition. MEASUREMENTS In-hospital mobility was… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03276.x

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@article{Zisberg2011LowMD, title={Low mobility during hospitalization and functional decline in older adults.}, author={Anna Zisberg and Efrat Shadmi and Gary Sinoff and Nurit Gur-Yaish and Einav Srulovici and Hanna Admi}, journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society}, year={2011}, volume={59 2}, pages={266-73} }