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Going through the motions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8313339     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The benefits of exercise to a person's health and self-esteem are well recognized. Yet, for the institutionalized elderly person, exercise can be a rarity. Unfortunately, too many gerontological nurses struggle to enhance their patients' quality of life and to reduce the risk of physical and mental deterioration while ignoring this basis nursing measure. Range-of-motion (ROM) exercise is one simple activity that can have unqualified results. It can strengthen an elderly person's quality of life by increasing self-control, self-functioning, independence and, thus, self-esteem.
Authors:
D Dawe; J Curran-Smith
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian nurse     Volume:  90     ISSN:  0008-4581     ISO Abbreviation:  Can Nurse     Publication Date:  1994 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-03-24     Completed Date:  1994-03-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0405504     Medline TA:  Can Nurse     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  31-3     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Exercise*
Humans
Long-Term Care*
Quality of Life*

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