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Physical Performance Test for the Elderly Patient

Purpose:

To evaluate the physical abilities of an elderly patient using the Physical Performance Test of Reuben et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

disability and performance

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Description:

Reuben et al developed a test for evaluating the physical performance of elderly outpatients. This can help identify elder patients who may benefit from interventions to improve physical performance. The authors are from the University of California Los Angeles.

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