Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Perceived effectiveness

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Assistive Technology

Severe
0
Moderate
2
Mild
4
None
12

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

Patients
1
Patients
1
Hospitalization
Patients
1
Patients
1

Dosages

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

Duration

How Long Current Patients Have Been Using Assistive Technology
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
0
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
0
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
13
How Long Patients Used Before Stopping
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
1
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
1
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
1
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
3

Adherence


Always
Patients
10
56%
Usually
Patients
5
28%
Sometimes
Patients
2
11%
Never
Patients
1
6%

Burden


Very
Patients
3
17%
Somewhat
Patients
2
11%
A little
Patients
3
17%
Not at all
Patients
10
56%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
11
157%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
2
29%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
1
14%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
4
57%
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9 patient evaluations for Assistive Technology

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

See mzooms's full Assistive Technology history

Aug 15, 2015 (Started Jul 25, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
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
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
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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 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/

  • 0 helpful marks
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