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Comparison of home health care physical therapy outcomes following total knee replacement with and without subacute rehabilitation.

Authors
  • Chimenti, Christopher E
  • Ingersoll, Gail
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - National Strength & Conditioning
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2007
Volume
30
Issue
3
Pages
102–108
Identifiers
PMID: 18171493
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Findings suggest that direct discharge home following total knee replacement surgery is a viable option for many patients. The application of evidence to physical therapy practice can promote more informed decision-making and foster the use of best practice in the home health care setting.

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