[ARTICLE] Discharge From Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation: The Gap Between Physical and Cognitive Independence Achieved by TBI Patients

…There is a significant gap between the level of physical and cognitive independence achieved by TBI patients at discharge from acute inpatient rehabilitation. This may suggest the importance of cognitive rehabilitation is under-emphasized, especially regarding decision making for discharge planning. Further research is needed to understand the potential long-term impact of the gap between physical and cognitive functioning at discharge, especially as it relates to patients of minority and low socioeconomic status, as they already are at higher risk for poor outcomes following TBI…

via Discharge From Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation: The Gap Between Physical and Cognitive Independence Achieved by TBI Patients – Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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