William D. Kearns

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A variety of procedures have been used to identify irregularities in gait in elderly persons with cognitive declines and dementia. The present paper describes an automatic indoor movement tracking system that measures changes in path direction as well as rate and duration of movement. Gait irregularities have been observed to distin-Objective We(More)
INTRODUCTION In this editorial, we report on the development of a smart-home–based cognitive prosthetic that will deliver 24/7 rehabilitation at the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital Polytrauma Transitional Rehabilitation Program (PTRP) facility in Tampa, Florida. The Tampa Smart Home was designed to address two weaknesses identified by PTRP clinicians in(More)
INTRODUCTION In this editorial, we report on the development of a smartwatch designed to enhance the Smart Home at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital in Tampa, a project that uses advanced tracking technology to help Veteran patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) independently plan, organize, and complete everyday activities [1]. The(More)
The aim of this study was to develop and validate a robust algorithm for indoor and outdoor wandering pattern detection and to analyse the relationship of these patterns to other clinical measures. Much of the previous work in this area addressed the measurement of wandering indoors or outdoors and to the best of our knowledge, there has not been a unified(More)
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