Risks of acute hospital transfer and mortality during stroke rehabilitation.

  title={Risks of acute hospital transfer and mortality during stroke rehabilitation.},
  author={Margaret Grace Stineman and Richard N. Ross and Greg Maislin and Roger C Fiedler and Carl V. Granger},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  volume={84 5},
OBJECTIVE To identify demographic, medical, and functional factors associated with transfer of stroke patients to acute hospital services and/or mortality during stroke rehabilitation. DESIGN Two case-control studies in which logistic regression was used to control for clinical traits associated with differences in likelihood. SETTING A total of 542 US inpatient and rehabilitation units. PARTICIPANTS A total of 64,471 patients discharged during 1995. INTERVENTIONS Not applicable. MAIN… CONTINUE READING
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