Intra-Individual Changes in Ambulation and Functional Outcomes among Frail Elders
Mary E Bowen
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March 2018 -
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Behavioral changes associated with ambulation activity among older adults with dementia may indicate underlying physiological vulnerabilities. Using a real-time locating system (RTLS), work by the author shows intra-individual changes in ambulation activity (e.g., continuous ambulation) are meaningful changes in behaviour associated with fall vulnerability in a population of institutionalized older adults with dementia and may indicate the onset of acute medical conditions. Other research using...