hcq volume 20, issue 1, P29-33 2017 DOI: 10.12927/hcq.2017.25088 View full text
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Charissa Levy, Sharon Ocampo-Chan, Linda Huestis, Donna Renzetti

Abstract: Evidence suggests that patients with hip fractures should begin rehabilitation no later than six days following surgery. The reality is often far different. In an initiative led by the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Rehab Network, acute care and rehab/ complex continuing care hospitals across the GTA have implemented a new early referral process to aid transition of patients from acute care to inpatient rehabilitation as early as possible to improve their outcomes. Two of the participating acute care hospitals hav…

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