3 patient evaluations for Augmentative Speech Device with a side effects rating of Mild

mompeach
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mompeach
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: severe
Legs: severe
I am: b
I have:
ALS

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Sep 17, 2012 (Started Aug 03, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve communication)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I am trying out this communication device and it is on loan from words +. I'm new to using eyegaze technology. Before trying this I've been using words + ez key.

  • 0 helpful marks
wbear35
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wbear35
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: b
I have:
ALS

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Jan 28, 2010 (Started Nov 09, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for loss speech)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve communication)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Decreased diaphragm strength)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Loss of voice)
  • Side Effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 26, 2009 (Started Nov 09, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for loss speech)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve communication)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Decreased diaphragm strength)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Loss of voice)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
wbear35
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wbear35
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: b
I have:
ALS

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Oct 27, 2009 (Started Nov 02, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for TALK)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (people say hard to understand, works slow)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: dynavox is ok but not perfect
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: people say hard to understand, works slow

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