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Predictive Factors of Dependency in Activities of Daily Living Following Limb Trauma in the Elderly

Azade Safa 1 , Negin Masoudi Alavi 2 , * and Masoumeh Abedzadeh-Kalahroudi 3
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1 Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, IR Iran
2 Trauma Nursing Research Center, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, IR Iran
3 Trauma Research Center, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Trauma Monthly: November 01, 2016, 21 (5); e25091
  • Published Online: April 24, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 2, 2014
  • Revised: February 7, 2015
  • Accepted: February 25, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/traumamon.25091

To Cite: Safa A, Masoudi Alavi N, Abedzadeh-Kalahroudi M. Predictive Factors of Dependency in Activities of Daily Living Following Limb Trauma in the Elderly, Trauma Mon. 2016 ; 21(5):e25091. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.25091.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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