UTILIZATION OF A POSTURE MONITOR/ACCELEROMETER AS A FALL MONITOR
Publication Date: 2007-May-22
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A device and method is disclosed that provides fall monitoring of a person. In particular, an implementation includes an implantable device that uses a posture monitor and/or an accelerometer to determine when a patient has experienced a fall. Further embodiments communicate with a patient external system to relay patient status information, including a distress call.