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Volume 2014, Article ID 810418, 9 pages
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Patients Undergoing Subacute Physical Rehabilitation following an Acute Hospital Admission Demonstrated Improvement in Cognitive Functional Task Independence

1Centre for Functioning and Health Research, Metro South Health, Buranda, Brisbane, QLD 4102, Australia
2Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation and School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD 4059, Australia
3The Princess Alexandra Hospital, Metro South Health, Brisbane, QLD 4102, Australia
4School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
5Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD 4222, Australia
6The Prince Charles Hospital, Metro North Health, Brisbane, QLD 4032, Australia

Received 21 July 2014; Accepted 11 November 2014; Published 30 November 2014

Academic Editor: Graziano Onder

Copyright © 2014 Steven M. McPhail et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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