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Study of Hospital Uncovers 'Alarming' Omission of PT Recommendations From Discharge Orders

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August 12, 2015: Researchers analyzing data from “a large academic hospital with a chronic stroke center” have found that physical therapist (PT) recommendations for patients transitioning to subacute care facilities are being omitted from discharge orders at rates of 54%-100%, depending on the type of PT recommendation.
Source: APTA Feed

Study of Hospital Uncovers 'Alarming' Omission of PT Recommendations From Discharge Orders