‘Pragmatic’ heart failure rehab benefits frail seniors, study finds
May 27, 2021
Physical dysfunction problems often are overlooked in the care of older, frail patients with acute heart failure. But these patients find greater functional and quality of life benefits from early, transitional,...
Additional pulmonary rehab sessions boost survival in COPD post-acute care
May 12, 2020
Starting pulmonary rehab within 90 days of hospitalization for COPD has significant survival benefits. More sessions further improve patient outcomes.
Mental singing promotes a natural gait in Parkinson’s
Sep 10, 2019
A tune sung aloud – or silently to oneself – can help people with Parkinson’s set a stable rhythm to their gait while increasing walking speed.
Evaluating extensive versus moderate assist
Aug 17, 2015
Step one for improving accuracy for Section G ADL coding is to improve understanding between the language MDS uses to define levels of function and impairment in comparison to how rehab teams and nursing...
22% of beneficiaries return to hospital
Apr 01, 2014
A large number of rehabilitation patients seek hospital care shortly after being discharged from a nursing facility, according to recent research.