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Catch ‘Em Before They Fall

Elderly man falling

Falls-risk assessment is currently a very active research area that is spurred on by the ageing populations in developed nations.

By Stephen Redmond

Biomedical engineers are developing a sensor that can predict when elderly people are going to fall.

Stephen Redmond is a lecturer in the University of NSW Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering.

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