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Impairments Associated with Prolonged Bed Rest

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for complications after prolonged bed rest.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

complications, exercise

ICD-10:

Description:

Prolonged bed rest has a number of deleterious effects on the patient. Bed rest should be avoided, with implementation of an exercise program as tolerated.

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