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Design and selected application of an electronic touch-sensitive switch for motor-impaired patients. Suggestion from the field.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6634946     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This relatively inexpensive device has been helpful not only for wheelchair-bound patients, such as individuals with spinal cord injuries, but also for other persons with minimal motor strength and control. In this case study, a patient with no control over conventional light fixtures could use the touch-sensitive relay and control all light fixtures.
Authors:
S V Vasudevan; T Lynch; R Donnell; J Murphy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physical therapy     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0031-9023     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys Ther     Publication Date:  1983 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-12-17     Completed Date:  1983-12-17     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0022623     Medline TA:  Phys Ther     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1793-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Electronics / instrumentation*
Humans
Male
Motor Activity
Quadriplegia / rehabilitation*
Rehabilitation / instrumentation*
Self-Help Devices*

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