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Tappningshjälpmedel, (svensk text)

The user holds the catheter
The user holds the catheter

The user holds the catheter
The user holds the catheter

The user with the assistive device to drain the bladder
The user with the assistive device to drain the bladder

Assistive device to drain bladder
Assistive device to drain bladder

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Assistive device to drain bladder

Simple gripping aid for self-catheterization – suitable for individuals without hand function

Description
A piece of orthosis, about 15 x 2 cm in size, is rotated around its longitudinal axis and placed in a universal strap. On one end is a hole for the catheter (photo 4). The catheter is inserted through the hole (photo 1). Angling the wrist upwards prevents the catheter from sliding through the hole and it can be inserted into the penis (photo 2). Then the wrist is angled back, the catheter slides through the hole and the user can grip it farther out and insert it a bit more.

Manufacturer
Carin Bergfeldt, the user’s occupational therapist

Paid for by

Tip is dated from 2016

Categories for this tip
self care » toileting, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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