Tube heater

The tube heater reduces condensation in the ventilator tube when the user is out in the cold

User with tube heater
User with tube heater

A thick piece of fabric is wrapped around the ventilator tube and attached with Velcro.

Users comments
Condensation forms when the air in the ventilator tube is cold so the user uses a tube heater when she is outdoors.

Made by
Hjälpmedelcentralen (assistive device center)

Paid for by
County Council

This tip is from 2008

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Tipsare: Nina

Nina lives in an apartment. She is working part time. She was injured in 1996 and has a high tetraplegia (C4). She is a ventilator user. She has two personal assistants 24 hours a day.