Falls are a major societal problem and emerging technologies provide solutions for preventing falls. Reasons for falls are multifactorial and ICT-based interventions take various risk factors into account. In this population study people over 65 years with malnutrition according to MNA were 71% more likely to have fallen during the preceding three months period.
|Publication status||Published - 2015|
|Event||37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society - Milan, Italy|
Duration: 25 Aug 2015 → 29 Aug 2015
Conference number: 37
|Conference||37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society|
|Period||25/08/15 → 29/08/15|
- older adults
Immonen, M., Similä, H., Enwald, H., Keränen, N., Tornberg, J., Kangas, M., Nurkkala, M., Jämsä, T., & Korpelainen, R. (2015). Malnutrition is associated with risk of falls: importance of nutritional guidance in novel fall prevention technologies. Poster session presented at 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Milan, Italy.