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Anpassad kniv, (svensk text)

User cuts a piece of cheese with modified knife
User cuts a piece of cheese with modified knife

User gets helps from other hand
User gets helps from other hand

Modified knife
Modified knife

Modified knife
Modified knife

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Modified knife

Modified knife – suitable for persons with impaired hand function

Description
A sharp knife is modified with a custom-made handle. The modification is done to hold the index finger and thumb around the handle of the knife. The user sharpens the knife regularly. When the user cuts he applies pressure with his other hand for increased strength.

Manufacturer
OT-Center, Danderyds Hospital, Stockholm

Idea
The user and an occupational therapist at Skövde Hospital; the user and his partner improved the design

Paid for by
The user (knife); County Council (custom made handle)

Tip is dated from 2008

Categories for this tip
eating, drinking » eating, household tasks » preparing meals, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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