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Let’s Get Patients up and out of Bed (part 2)

Improved outcomes by eliminating the negative effects of bed rest   Due to tighter reimbursement regulations from insurances, a new growing trend in hospitals across the country is to decrease the length of stay of patients. For a hospital to remain solvent and functional it has to manageĀ its resources, staff, and bed availability by progressing […] Read More

Nurses and Therapists Working Together to Achieve a Common Goal (part 1)

Nurses and Therapists working together to achieve a common goal: a healthy, independent patient   As a physical therapist who practices in the acute care setting I have had a lot of interaction with nurses throughout my career. One thing I have consistently seen when working along side a nurse in a patient’s room is […] Read More