- Mobility after hospital discharge as a marker for 30-day readmissionSteve R Fisher
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:805-10. 2013..We examined daily postdischarge mobility levels as marker of overall health and response to in-hospital treatment in older medicine patients...
- Pilot study examining the association between ambulatory activity and falls among hospitalized older adultsSteve R Fisher
Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555 0460, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:2090-2. 2011..To examine the ambulatory activity of older patients who had a documented fall during hospitalization for acute illness...
- Ambulatory activity of older adults hospitalized with acute medical illnessSteve R Fisher
Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 59:91-5. 2011..To describe the amount and patterns of ambulatory activity in hospitalized older adults over consecutive hospital days...
- Walking speed threshold for classifying walking independence in hospitalized older adultsJames E Graham
Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 1137, USA
Phys Ther 90:1591-7. 2010..Walking speed norms and several risk thresholds for poor health outcomes have been published for community-dwelling older adults. It is unclear whether these values apply to hospitalized older adults...