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Fall detection and prevention among elderly persons using wearable technologies.

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posted on 14.02.2020, 06:40 by Reinhardt Rading
Falling down is prevalent among elderly persons resulting to to injuries, disability and even death. United Nations predicts a double increase in population of persons aged 65 and above by 2050 hence a need to research on methods for detecting and preventing falls from occurring.
This paper presents a theoretical proposal on detecting and preventing a fall using RFID and wearable technologies.

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Email Address of Submitting Author

reinhardt.rading@studenti.unipr.it

ORCID of Submitting Author

0000-0001-5686-4199

Submitting Author's Institution

University of Parma

Submitting Author's Country

Italy

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