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Motion sensors to improve home care for Singaporean seniors in pilot trial
 

Motion sensors to improve home care for Singaporean seniors in pilot trial

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A wireless motion sensor that can detect and alert caregivers of any potential danger or unusual activity is being tested, with hopes that it can make independent living safer for the elderly.
 
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29 Nov 2016 - General
 
Reducing patient falls is one of the international patient safety goals of the Joint Commission International. Elderly patients belong to the high risk groups that are prone to having an accidental fall. In the United States, some nursing homes have already incorporated the use of motion sensors for early detection of falls. It also allows caregivers to take note if patients are attempting to get out of their beds unaided. From the studies that I have seen, better results can be achieved when mo...
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Sensors are being introduced in many aspects of our daily life. Almost all electronic gadgets contain more than one sensor. Sensors have been already introduced to the medical field and proved a very efficient help like glucose monitoring in diabetes, detection of pathogens, routine analytical measurement of folic acid, vitamin B12 etc as an alternative to microbiological assay as well as drug discovery & evaluation of new compound biological activity in shorter times and more accuracy. Int...
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