Evid Based Nurs 6:117 doi:10.1136/ebn.6.4.117
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An exercise and incontinence intervention did not reduce the incidence or cost of acute conditions in nursing home residents

Cost of treating acute conditions with Functional Incidental Training (FIT) v usual care in nursing home residents†

Baseline period Intervention period
Outcome FIT Usual care FIT Usual care
†Difference between groups for change from baseline was not significant.
Cost per resident per week (1997–98 US dollars) $30.38 $36.81 $24.42 $38.36

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