5 patient evaluations for Assistive Technology with a side effects rating of None

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SmoothS
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SmoothS
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: none
Legs: severe
I have:
ALS

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May 28, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Loss of voice)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I am surprised more people don't use Dasher. It is FREE. People seem to get it and love it or they don't get it and give up. For those that get it, it is fast and very easy on the eyes because there is no clicking required. I can't image life without it.

  • 0 helpful marks
mzooms
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mzooms
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: severe
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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Aug 15, 2015 (Started Jul 25, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: It is a life saver for me on the computer! I don't have to use the onscreen keyboard to write and as long as I can use it my thoughts are able to be expressed! It's a free d/l and it's easy to use - try it! http://www.inference.phy.cam.ac.uk/dasher/

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Rachael
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Rachael
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: vb
I have:
ALS

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Jul 29, 2012 (Started Mar 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Yellow teeth)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Teeth Chattering)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Bruxism (teeth grinding))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Sensitivity of teeth)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Weakness in hands)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Weakness in arms)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
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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onefassbass
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onefassbass
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: severe
Legs: severe
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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Aug 15, 2010 (Started Oct 15, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily

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chasmengr
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chasmengr
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Dec 30, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Intention tremor)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: great tool !!

  • 0 helpful marks
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