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Research Studies is a monthly compilation of research articles funded by AHRQ or authored by AHRQ researchers and recently published in journals or newsletters.
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Leland NE, Gozalo P, Christian TJ
An examination of the first 30 days after patients are discharged to the community from hip fracture postacute care.
This study examined the percentage of PAC patients who remain in the community at least 30 days after discharge (i.e., successful community discharge) after hip fracture rehabilitation and described differences among PAC facilities based on this outcome. It found that between 1999 and 2007, 57 percent of patients achieved successful community discharge. Black were less likely than similar whites to achieve successful community discharge.
Citation: Leland NE, Gozalo P, Christian TJ . An examination of the first 30 days after patients are discharged to the community from hip fracture postacute care. Med Care 2015 Oct;53(10):879-87. doi: 10.1097/mlr.0000000000000419..
Keywords: Rehabilitation, Injuries and Wounds, Outcomes, Innovations and Emerging Issues
Wang CY, Graham JE, Karmarkar AM
FIM motor scores for classifying community discharge after inpatient rehabilitation for hip fracture.
A major goal of this study was to identify which discharge functional independence measure (FIM)--total, motor, or cognition--best discriminates community versus institutional discharges. It found that the FIM motor scale yields the best overall discrimination of patients discharged to the community versus those discharged to an institution after inpatient rehabilitation for hip fracture.
Citation: Wang CY, Graham JE, Karmarkar AM . FIM motor scores for classifying community discharge after inpatient rehabilitation for hip fracture. PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation 2014 Jun;6(6):493-7. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2013.12.008..
Keywords: Hospital Discharge, Rehabilitation, Injuries and Wounds, Elderly