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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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However, children with medical conditions, such as neurological issues, may be at greater risk for falling (Harvey, Kramlich, Chapman, Parker, & Blades, 2010).
9 Due to unexplained reasons, females appear to have greater risk of falling after excluding physical and social cofounders.
Inability to get up after falling, subsequent time on floor, and summoning help: Prospective cohort study in people over 90.
There is something in the sound and sight of falling water that both refreshes and inspires us.
A fall may lead to a poorer recovery due to increased fear of falling again, as 30% of patients who fall experience minor injuries and 5% have major injuries (Schwendimann, Buhler, De Geest, & Milisen, 2008).
Falling down can be especially hazardous to an older adult's health, and yet fewer than half of all seniors see a doctor after a fall.
London, Aug 20 (ANI): A new study has found that fear of falling is likely to lead to future falls among older people, irrespective of their actual fall risk.
Passenger air transportation continued to contract, falling 5.
2 : to come as if by falling <Night fell before we got home.
Physical therapists address the culprits of balance, posture, strength, vision, shoes, medications, exercise, etc to help the reader avoid a fall and the fear of falling.
I believe there are other possible ways to get those injuries he received other than falling,'' Joey Danelo said.
The falling demographic trend in China (and Europe and Japan) contrasts with growth in the United States, which benefits from a fertility rate close to the replacement rate and high level of immigration.