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Health assessment of elderly patients Article Literature Review in Australian family physician 33(10) November with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Elderly. 1 - 20 of results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book! Quickview. The Gift of Years: Growing by Joan Chittister. Paperback $ $ Current price is $, Original Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. Disabling arthritis, failed treatment of fractures, and secondary avascular necrosis are common conditions affecting the hip in the elderly and can threaten independence as well as contribute to a deterioration in quality of life. Joint replacement can restore independence and improve quality of Author: Roger N. Levy, Joseph DiGiovanni, Brian Cohen. Joint mobility is a direct determinant of posture and movement, influencing activity and participation for all individuals. As a person ages, changes occur in joint mobility that can influence overall health and function. Thus, joint mobility is an important component of evaluation, diagnosis, and plan of care development for older adults.
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