Tele-Rehabilitation in Community-Dwelling Older People with Reduced Functional Capacity: A 4-Patient Case Report

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Tele-Rehabilitation in Community-Dwelling Older People with Reduced Functional Capacity : A 4-Patient Case Report. / Jørgensen, Bodil Karen Bæksted; Gregersen, Merete; Pallesen, Søren Holm et al.

In: Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Vol. 8, 06.2022.

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Jørgensen BKB, Gregersen M, Pallesen SH, Damsgaard EMS. Tele-Rehabilitation in Community-Dwelling Older People with Reduced Functional Capacity: A 4-Patient Case Report. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. 2022 Jun;8. doi: 10.1177/23337214221109820

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Jørgensen, Bodil Karen Bæksted ; Gregersen, Merete ; Pallesen, Søren Holm et al. / Tele-Rehabilitation in Community-Dwelling Older People with Reduced Functional Capacity : A 4-Patient Case Report. In: Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. 2022 ; Vol. 8.

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