Motion detection system shows potential for falls prevention

Source:  Geriatric Nursing, 2012, 33 (3),  p. 177-83

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: May 2012

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  This article reports on a pilot study that tested the feasibility of a wireless motion detection system (5S-MDS) worn by hospitalized older adults as a means of preventing falls.  The authors conclude that  the system has potential as an early warning system for falls.   

Length of publication : 7 pages

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

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