Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Improve communication 30 10
Stiffness/spasticity 12 3
Weakness in arm(s) 9 5
General health 6 1
Atrophy of hand muscles 5 1
Weakness in hands 4 1

Show all 32 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 4
None 16

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Assistive Technology

Side effect Patients Percentage
Burning sensation in eyes 1
Carpal tunnel syndrome 1
Fatigue 1
Muscle aches 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Assistive Technology

Dosage Patients Percentage
daily 2
1 other daily 1
twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Assistive Technology

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 7
Did not seem to work 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped using Assistive Technology

Duration

Currently using Assistive Technology

Duration Patients Percentage
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 4

Stopped using Assistive Technology

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 15
Usually 5
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 14
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 2
$100-199 2
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 5
Not specified 13
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10 patient evaluations for Assistive Technology

Jan 1, 2020 (Started Jul 25, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I've been using Dasher for 13+ years on my PC and I could not imagine writing emails, texts, etc. without it! I urge you to try it! http://www.inference.phy.cam.ac.uk/dasher/
Cost: < $25 monthly

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/

  • 0 helpful marks

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.

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 15, 2015 (Started Jan 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve communication)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 24 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: ----
Side effects: burning sensation in eyes

Aug 17, 2010 (Started Jan 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve communication)
  • Side effects
    Mild (burning sensation in eyes)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: . Pic adress: http://www.gerd-nf.de.vu/bilder_icons/fuer_PLM/MyTobii-P10_und_Nutzung.jpg
Side effects: burning sensation in eyes

  • 0 helpful marks
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