Improving Functional Recovery After Hip Fracture
Launched by NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ARTHRITIS AND MUSCULOSKELETAL AND SKIN DISEASES (NIAMS) · Jan 29, 2000
Current as of March 02, 2024
The specific aims of this project are to (a) implement an intervention program of patient education focused on self-efficacy (the belief that one's actions are responsible for successful outcomes) and strength training designed to improve the postoperative rehabilitation of older persons (65 years of age and older) who have sustained a fracture of the hip; and (b) evaluate in a randomized trial the efficacy of this intervention program to improve the overall postoperative functional status of such patients and decrease the rate of their subsequent institutionalization. The study will also ...
- Inclusion Criteria:
- Patients who are 65 years of age and older, and who have been admitted for a hip fracture to the Fracture Service at New York Presbyterian Hospital.
- Exclusion Criteria:
- Patients who are unable to give informed consent on the 4th or 5th day after surgery.
- Patients whose hip fracture is due to underlying disease, secondary to malignancy (cancer).
- Patients who do not speak English.
- Patients for whom exercise is contraindicated or whose physicians believe that exercise is contraindicated.
- Patients who do not have access to a telephone or cannot be reached by telephone.
- Patients and physicians who refuse to participate or who intend to relocate upon discharge.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, /ˈnaɪ.æd/) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NIAID's mission is to conduct basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.
Immunology at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
New York, New York, United States
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