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American Sentence

Just learned of a new poetry format that Alan Ginsberg created called the AmericanSentence. It has the same syllable count as a haiku, but must be a full sentence instead. 24 more words

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Unremarkable Dreams

  • I’m with my family, setting up our campsite for the night.  This isn’t fun camping, it’s The Road-style camping, where it feels like we might be killed at any moment.  
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NICE consultation on social care includes recommendation on falls

Source: ProFaNE website

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Date of publication: February 2014

Publication type: Website news article

In a nutshell: New NICE quality standards and guidance to improve social care have been published, which contain recommendations on falls in older people and how they can regain independence afterwards.

Length of publication: 1 page

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Anti-hypertensives are associated with falls in elderly people

Source: BMJ, 25th February 2014

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Date of publication: February 2014

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: People aged over 70 who are on drugs for high blood pressure appear to be at a higher risk of injuries after falls than those who are not being treated, especially if they have had a previous fall. 29 more words

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Impaired standing balance: the clinical need for closing the loop

Source: Neuroscience, online 6 March 2014

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Date of publication: March 2014

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Maintaining physical balance requires the sensory, nervous and motor systems to all work together within the body, mutually affecting each other in a closed loop. 44 more words

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Falls among the elderly : multi-factorial community-based falls-prevention programs

Source: Journal of Aging Science

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Date of publication: March 2014

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The editorial discusses relevant public health research literature  on falls prevention efforts among… 24 more words

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