Satisfaction and use of personal emergency response systems

  title={Satisfaction and use of personal emergency response systems},
  author={B. Heinb{\"u}chner and Martin Hautzinger and Clemens Becker and Klaus Pfeiffer},
  journal={Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Gerontologie und Geriatrie},
BackgroundDespite a wide distribution, little is known about the relationship between subscriber satisfaction and the extent of use or non-use of personal emergency response systems (PERS).ObjectivesTo examine the degree of satisfaction with PERS, the wearing time and its use in case of a fall.Study design and settingTelephone and face-to-face interviews were conducted with 52 elderly community-dwelling PERS users.ResultsPERS subscribers were very satisfied with their device; however, 24% of… 
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