An interactive voice response system for identifying older adults’ falls

15/01/2015

Source: Preventive medicine, 2015, Vol 71, p. 31-36

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Date of publication: February 2015

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Interactive voice response systems can collect data from a wide geographical area very easily and frequently. This study assessed the quality of the data collected from older people participating in a falls prevention programme evaluation in Pennsylvania. IVR was found to be a productive method of collecting data for falls research. Future research needs to establish the level of personal contact required to increase IVR completion rates.

Length of publication: 5 pages

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Indoor gateball’s influence on life satisfaction and the prevention of falls by the elderly

15/01/2015

Source: Journal of Physical Therapy Science

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Date of publication: 25th December 2014

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  A study which investigates the effects of indoor gateball exercise on life satisfaction and the prevention of falls by the elderly.

Length of publication: two pages

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Falls risk in older adults with type 2 diabetes

15/01/2015

Source: Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

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Date of publication: February 2015 31(1) pps.89-99

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The correlation between diabetes and the increase of falls in older adults.

Length of publication: ten pages

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15/01/2015

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