mouth stick

mouth stick

(mowth stik),
A prosthesis that is held by the teeth and used by handicapped people to perform such actions as computer keyboarding, painting, and lifting small objects.

mouth stick

(mowth stik)
Prosthesis held by teeth and used by handicapped people to perform such actions as computer keyboarding, painting, and lifting small objects.
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Mouth stick design for the client with spinal cord injury.
Mouth-held appliances, or mouth sticks, have been well documented in occupational therapy literature since the early 1950s (Toor, Tabiat-Pour, & Critchlow, 2015).
The app can receive information from a head-tracking camera, trackball mouse and mouth stick, which can be used for manipulating a cursor with the mouth.
This keyboard might be a welcome change for someone using a regular QWERTY keyboard with a head or mouth stick.
He has limited access to a computer keyboard with a mouth stick, but the keyboard must be positioned precisely, and he must be in his wheelchair to access it.
A Gum infections, or gingivitis, begin when bacteria in the mouth stick to the teeth, forming plaques.
At her desk is a holder that puts a mouth stick and a cell phone within her reach.
A mouth stick or pointer used as a mouse can enable the user to activate and operate a computer.
Access methods include fingers, hands, fists, feet, pointers, and mouth sticks.
To dispense one of the 12 medications that he takes throughout the day, Williams uses a mouth stick to push buttons on the console to enter a security code and select a medication.
When a specific pill is required, a series of numbered buttons placed on the front of the unit are pressed with a mouth stick. Once a security code is entered, the number matching the needed medicine is entered.
He wanted to know why someone who was a quadriplegic and used a mouth stick or other device couldn't see PN online.