Stroke Impairment & Complications Rehabilitation

Stroke Impairment & Complications Rehabilitation - #3

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Review frequent impairment and complications of acute stroke.

Geriatric Patient Visit.

Implement an effective post-stroke rehabilitation program to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with stroke.

Define common impairments and complications of stroke.
Identify three functional and/or negative predictors of outcome.

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This GFF ___ my competence in geriatrics.

Steve Denson MD, Catherine Tsufis, John McGuire MD, Judith Kosasih MD, Bambi Wessel

Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.