Category: Utensil Holders

Feeder Arm For A Quadriplegic.

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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Splint feeder arm designed to allow self-feeding for a person with C5/C6 quadriplegia. May also be used for holding utensils, such as pens and pencils. Describes design and fabrication of a splint feeder arm made of light- weight 3mm thick bioplastic material. Details the pattern molding, the splinting material, elbow piece, pivot point, straps, utensils and training. Lists materials needed. Includes diagrams and photographs. COMMENTS: The article states that occupational therapists are necessary to properly fabricate this device. SKILLS REQUIRED: Plastics. AUTHOR: Whalley, K R TITLE: Feeder Arm for a Quadriplegic JOURNAL: Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy REF: Vol 48 no 5, Dec 1981: p 223-227 PAGES (including cover): 5 1981.


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