Effect of occupational therapy on functional and emotional outcomes after hip fracture treatment: a randomized controlled trial

Source:  Clinical Rehabilitation 2013, November 22 [Epub ahead of print]

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Date of publication:  November 2013

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  A randomized controlled trial  of 122 patients who were admitted to hospital for hip fracture, investigating whether OT combined with physiotherapy improved patient outcomes regarding emotional distress, fatigue, independence and function, reporting better scores in the combined treatment group than in the standard care group.

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Acknowledgement:  Clinical Rehabilitation

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