Some patients may not benefit from inpatient rehabilitation, but numerous factors must be considered
In this issue of the MJA, Kimmel and her co‐authors report analysing data from the Victorian Orthopaedic Trauma Outcomes Registry (VOTOR)1 with the aim of determining whether inpatient rehabilitation after isolated lower extremity fracture in working age people might be associated with poorer long term outcomes. For those of us in the rehabilitation services, this investigation further develops a familiar theme, doubt about the value of inpatient rehabilitation services.
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