What is Button and Zipper tool?

Category: Equipment


Generic name: Dressing tool

A button hook passes through the button hole, and over the button to grip the thread, and is pulled through in a twisting motion. Zip pullers have a long, sometimes thick handle, which allow those with limited mobility, or a weak grip, to easily raise or lower zips.

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Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Button and Zipper tool

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Why patients stopped taking Button and Zipper tool

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Reason Patients
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Stopped using Button and Zipper tool

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
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