The Balance Ability of Fallers and Non-Fallers in Psychiatric Patients at a Long Term Care Unit

San Ping Wang, Jen Suh Chern, Jer Hao Chang, Bo Jian Wu, Hsiao Ju Sun, Jiunn Ying Liou

研究成果: 書貢獻/報告類型會議論文篇章

摘要

With the increasing age, chronicity of illness, and medication side-effects, the psychiatric patients tend to have higher incidence of commodity and rate of accidents. Falls is the most devastating accidents and the ability to maintain balance is pivotal for the well-beings of this population. It appeared that different patterns of fall risk factors may be evident in psychiatric patients but with few scientific evidence. The existing tools for evaluation of risk of falls were not applicable on this population. This study intended to quantitatively measure the balance ability in psychiatric patients with and without fall history. The results could further contribute to falls prevention in long term care unit.

原文英語
主出版物標題Proceedings - 2016 IEEE 16th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, BIBE 2016
發行者Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
頁面278-281
頁數4
ISBN(電子)9781509038336
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 2016 12月 16
事件16th IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, BIBE 2016 - Taichung, 臺灣
持續時間: 2016 10月 312016 11月 2

出版系列

名字Proceedings - 2016 IEEE 16th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, BIBE 2016

會議

會議16th IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, BIBE 2016
國家/地區臺灣
城市Taichung
期間2016/10/312016/11/02

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 生物技術
  • 遺傳學
  • 生物工程
  • 生物醫學工程
  • 健康資訊學

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