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Additional Saturday rehabilitation improves functional independence and quality of life and reduces length of stay: a randomized controlled trial

  • Casey L Peiris1, 2Email author,
  • Nora Shields1, 3,
  • Natasha K Brusco1, 4,
  • Jennifer J Watts5 and
  • Nicholas F Taylor1, 2
BMC Medicine201311:198

DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-11-198

Received: 13 May 2013

Accepted: 10 July 2013

Published: 10 September 2013

Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University
Allied Health Clinical Research Office, Eastern Health
Allied Health Learning and Research Unit, Northern Health
Physiotherapy Services, Cabrini Health
School of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Health, Deakin University