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Adapted Knife For Partial Hand-Amputation Patients.

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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adapted knife and cutting board to allow slicing and chopping by a person with a partial hand or partial use of a hand. Device consists of a wooden cutting board with a swivel pin at one end to which a chopping knife can be fastened by its tip. Materials include the board (about 15 by 18 inches), a ten inch chef's knife, a 1 1/2 inch aluminum cotter pin and a 2 1/2 inch aluminum piston bolt. The board can be anchored to a table or counter with suction cups. Includes instructions and drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. Metalworking. AUTHOR: Patricelli, J; Eckroth, J TITLE: Adapted Knife for Partial Hand-Amputation Patients JOURNAL: American Journal of Occupational Therapy REF: Vol 36 no 3, Mar 1982: p 193-194 PAGES (including cover): 2 1982.

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