Health hazards of hospitalisation

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  • Created on: 18-11-18 18:22
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  • Negative impacts of hospitalisation in adults
    • Bed rest
      • Unphysiologic and hazardous form of therapy
        • Only ordered for specific indications
        • Discontinued as early as possible
      • Reduction in BMI, but decrease in muscle mass and increase in fat percentage, unable to walk and climb stairs
        • Can push elderly patients over the edge

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