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Post-Acute Care: Prolonged Treatment or Extended Recovery Time

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When Post-acute Care is Necessary, How Do I Find the Right Facility?

When Post-acute Care is Necessary, How Do I Find the Right Facility?

Acute care is medical terminology for the type of health care provided to a patient with a life threatening condition. The treatment often involves life support or other intensive care services.

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Five Myths About Long-Term Care

Five Myths About Long-Term Care

Because long-term care needs and services are wide-ranging and complex, there are many myths that surround these services. Here are some of the most frequently mentioned.

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The Value of Transitional Care

The Value of Transitional Care

A Transitional Care Unit (TCU) is a short-term intensive rehabilitation facility that is typically a bridge between a hospital stay and returning home.

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Understanding Post-Acute Care

Understanding Post-Acute Care

When patients are well enough to be discharged from a traditional hospital but not well enough to care for themselves, post acute care fills the void.

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What is Rehabilitation?

What is Rehabilitation?

When most people hear they need “rehabilitation” it is common tendency to think “physical therapy” but in reality it is much more. Rehabilitation is a wide variety of medical, psychological and physiological services to help one restore good health, function, strength, mobility and cognitive ability and usefulness in society.

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Transitory Health Care: Asking the Right Questions and Getting the Right Answers

Transitory Health Care: Asking the Right Questions and Getting the Right Answers

Your treating physician has told you that you can go home now after a stay in the hospital, but you will need follow-up outpatient care to maintain and monitor your condition.

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Glossary of Post-Acute Care Services

Glossary of Post-Acute Care Services

It's sometimes hard to keep track of all the types of outpatient health care services. Check out our glossary of post-acute health care services.

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Initial Outpatient Care Facility Considerations

Initial Outpatient Care Facility Considerations

These are the things you need to keep in mind when you're considering outpatient health care treatment facilities.

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Patient Guide: Total Hip Replacement Precautions and Helpful Hints

Patient Guide: Total Hip Replacement Precautions and Helpful Hints

Following a total hip replacement, there are precautions you will need to follow to prevent your hip from dislocating.

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Patient Guide: Total Knee Replacement Precautions and Helpful Hints

Patient Guide: Total Knee Replacement Precautions and Helpful Hints

Following a total knee replacement there are precautions and treatment guidelines you will need to follow.

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