Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Assistive Technology"

Severe
0
Moderate
2
Mild
4
None
11

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Assistive Technology

Fatigue 1
Burning sensation in eyes 1
Muscle aches 1
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 1

Dosages

Why Patients Stopped Using (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Other 6
Did not seem to work 1
See all 6 patients who’ve stopped using Assistive Technology

Duration

How Long Current Patients Have Been Using Assistive Technology
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 24
How Long Patients Used Before Stopping
Duration Patients
0-1 month 1
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 1
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 3
Adherence
Always
9 53%
Usually
5 29%
Sometimes
2 12%
Never
1 6%
Burden
Very
3 18%
Somewhat
2 12%
A little
3 18%
Not at all
9 53%
Cost per month
$200+
2 29%
$100-199
1 14%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
4 57%
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8 patient evaluations for Assistive Technology

Rachael
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Rachael
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: vb
I have:
ALS

See Rachael's full Assistive Technology history

Jul 29, 2012 (Started Aug 20, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Improve communication: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: very slow but so multifunctional. A must have!

  • 0 helpful marks
Rachael
140 thumb
Rachael
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: vb
I have:
ALS

See Rachael's full Assistive Technology history

Jul 29, 2012 (Started Mar 10, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Yellow teeth: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Teeth Chattering: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Bruxism (teeth grinding): Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Sensitivity of teeth: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Weakness in hands: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Weakness in arms: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I can't brush my own teeth or open my mouth wide. My care givers struggled to use a manual brush effectively Well worth £17.50 Oral-B ProfessionalCare 1000 Electric Toothbrush www.oralb.com/products/professional-care-1000-toothbrush/

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Rachael
140 thumb
Rachael
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: vb
I have:
ALS

See Rachael's full Assistive Technology history

Jul 29, 2012 (Started Jun 05, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Improve communication: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I use a Tobii Eyegaze P10 with C-Eye technology It changed my life. An online manual can be found at this web address: http://www.tobii.com/Global/Assistive/Downloads_Training_Documents/MyTobii_P10/PDF/User's%20Manual/MyTobii_User_Manual_English.pdf it's cool. I write about it here: http://kbnotestoself.blogspot.co.uk/2010/10/interview-with-steve-northwest.html

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