Letters Stroke rehabilitation

Geratology rehabilitation units are not just for stroke

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39101.401991.1F (Published 25 January 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:170
  1. Anushka Soni, clinical fellow in rheumatology1,
  2. Katie Walter2,
  3. Simon M Ward2,
  4. Hywel Jones2
  1. 1Great Western Hospital, Swindon anushkasoni@doctors.net.uk
  2. 2Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford

    Young and Forster highlight the benefits of a devoted stroke unit.1 However, the advantages of specialised rehabilitation for unselected elderly patients are less widely accepted.

    With distinct stroke and general geratology rehabilitation units, we were able to conduct a retrospective study investigating the …

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