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what is the difference between inpatient and outpatient physical therapy rehab?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Inpatient therapy: Inpatient refers to patients that have therapy while they are a patient in a hospital. Out patient refers to patients who receive therapy when discharged from a hospital.
Answered on Nov 17, 2011

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