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Jason Falvey, PT, DPT, GCS, PhD
Jason Falvey is a post-doctoral fellow at Yale University. His research training focuses on disability and recovery for older adults after acute hospitalization, and how physical function contributes to hospital readmission risk. He received his PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus in 2018. He previously received a dual BS…Read full bio
Kyle Ridgeway, PT, DPT, CCS
Kyle J. Ridgeway, PT, DPT, CCS, is a board-certified clinical specialist in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy (CCS). He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Neuroscience from Pomona College in Claremont, CA and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus. Currently, he is a physical therapy…Read full bio
1. Hospital-Associated Deconditioning and High-Intensity Interventions
This chapter describes the importance of hospital-associated deconditioning and a proposed hierarchy for guiding interventions.
2. Physical Interventions: Principles, Monitoring, and Progression
This chapter presents details regarding specific intervention principles and approaches, including high-intensity exercise, monitoring (prior, during, after), and progressing and regressing.
3. Non-Exercise Interventions for Rehabilitation Professionals to Prevent Readmissions
This chapter provides a description of non-exercise interventions for professionals that may help prevent future readmissions from occurring.
Chapter Four is a Q&A session with Kyle Ridgeway about a case study, focusing on how to reduce the patient's risk for readmissions.