In this review: Association Between Use of Rehabilitation in the Acute Care Hospital and Hospital Readmission or Mortality in Patients With Stroke (Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, abstract only available for free)
Study: Acute Care Rehab Linked to Lower Odds of Readmission, Death Poststroke
The study of nearly 9,000 patients also looked at the potential role of patient mobility at hospital admission.
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