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Walking Greater Than 900 Steps Daily While Hospitalized Prevents HAFD in Elderly

Background: In hospitalized patients, mobility can predict outcomes, including functional decline, during hospitalization as well as after discharge. Other studies have reported that older adults living in the community and those who are hospitalized average 900 steps per day. Objective: To investigate whether not achieving an average number of 900 steps is predictive of functional decline in hospitalized patients aged =65 years. Design/Methods: Prospective cohort study included 17 more...
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