Clinical and functional outcomes in acute rehabilitation patients with diabetes
Patients who were admitted to the UT Southwestern acute rehabilitation unit from 01/01/ 2011 to 12/31/2012 years and meet inclusion criteria are going to be selected for this retrospective study.
Most of the data are going to be gathered from the UDSMR database including:
1) Sociodemographic data - age, gender, marital status, race, education, employment.
2) Medical history x main diagnosis, impairment group, comorbidities.
3) Outcome measures:
- LOS days
- Discharge disposition (Home, Acute facility, Skilled nursing/subacute, Other Rehabilitation facility, other)
- Functional Independence Measure (FIM) Scores. Scores which provide a uniform system of measurement for disability based on the International Classification of Impairment, Disabilities and Handicaps; measures the level of a patient and amp;apos;s disability and indicates how much assistance is required for the individual to carry out activities of daily living.
There are 18 FIM Scores which are assessed on admission and discharge. The scores are grouped to FIM (motor) FIM (cognitive) and FIM (total).
All UDSMR data will be de-identified at the time of report creation with subsequent use of only assigned ID numbers for all further analysis.
Part of the data which are not entered into UDSMR database need to be collected from acute rehabilitation electronic medical records. These data are limited to laboratory test results (blood glucose level (mg/dL) obtained by bedside point-of-care glucometer or as a part of electrolytes panels) and diabetic medications history.
* UT Southwestern inpatient rehabilitation patients
* Age 18-99