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fall

1. verb To be arrested for a crime. Can you believe that mob kingpin finally fell?
2. noun One's arrest for a crime. I refuse to take the fall when I was barely involved in this to begin with.

fall

1. in. to be arrested; to be charged with a crime. (see also fall guy.) I heard that Mooshoo fell. Is that right?
2. n. one’s arrest; being arrested and charged. (Underworld.) Who took the fall for the bank job?

fall

foul/afoul
1. Nautical To collide. Used of vessels.
2. To clash: fell foul of the law.
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To address this problem, a valid and reliable tool for screening for fall risk in the pediatric population is necessary.
After completed questionnaires were pooled, 195 of them were selected instead of the desired number of 240, mainly due to non-application of policies and procedures for the fall of patients in three hospitals.
In this paper, we will overview our set of studies [6-10] on the technology and algorithms for fall detection, from laboratory-based experiments to long-term real-life field tests (Table 1).
A number of fall prevention interventions have been proposed or are available (Currie, 2008; Gray-Micelli, 2008; Inglesby, 2012), but most of the interventions have never been tested adequately.
Following up with a doctor after a fall is critical to senior health," said UCLA Center for Health Policy Research Associate Director Steven P.
The researchers found that both actual fall risk and perceived fall risk independently contribute to a person's future fall risk.
They were motivated to write these easy to read books on fall prevention after treating many patients with fall related injuries that could have been prevented by being proactive.
Government and society can respond to the demographic changes to prevent the fall in the living standard.
People tend to fall more often as they get older because their sensory systems grow less sensitive.
According to Smith, a single whale fall can apparently support a community of up to 200 species for as long as 50 to 100 years.
A LATER WHALE When the hordes of little creatures have nibbled the whale fall down to bones, a third successional stage begins.
A rocking fall look is as easy as a zip-front jacket, a few punky pins and motorcycle boots.
They break easily and are not always reliable for purposes of patient fall monitoring So, these conversions often don't result in any cost savings over medical-grade, anti-fall alerts.
Both movies end in a kiss, both movies have musical numbers, both movies have cute boys," Fall says with a laugh, "so it was sort of a good match.
The federal government reports that in 1994, direct costs of fall injuries for people 65 years or older were $20.