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Assistive device to drain bladder for women
Assistive device to drain bladder for women

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Assistive device to drain bladder for women

– facilitates bathroom visits for women with impaired leg function

Description
A custom-designed device helps to separate the legs during self-catheterization. The device consists of a metal rod that has padded bowl-shaped supports made to fit the user’s thighs on either side. A mirror is attached to the middle of the rod.

Authors comments
The user had a similar assistive device made by an occupational therapist at Sahlgrenska Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden when she was injured. She is extremely satisfied with the device. This particular device was custom-designed at thr orthopedic workshop, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

Manufacturer
OT-center, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Idea
User's occupational therapist

Paid for by
County Council

Tip is dated from 2010

Categories for this tip
self care » toileting, Tips and tricks from people with Low paraplegia (Th11- S1, ASIA A, B).

One comment:

  1. I dont like it. It is uncomfortable.
    #4945# comment 2013-01-26

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