Medical Assistive Devices: Types & Examples

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What do the following people have in common?
  • A 12-year-old boy uses crutches due to his broken his leg.
  • A 70-year-old grandmother uses a magnifying glass to read her morning newspaper.
  • A 50-year-old man uses a ''reacher'' and ''sock-donner'' to help him dress following hip replacement surgery.
  • A mother in a kitchen uses a flashing light to alert her that her baby is crying in the nursery.

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1. Which of the following statements is NOT TRUE regarding medical assistive devices?

2. Which of the following medical assistive devices would be most helpful to someone with impaired hearing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are all sorts of medical assistive devices on the market today. See how well you know what these devices are and how they are used by using the quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools are designed to check your knowledge of:

  • What medical assistive devices do
  • Something needed for a child with physical impairments to learn in a regular classroom
  • Examples of people who use medical devices
  • A device that would help someone with impaired hearing

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on medical assistive devices
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of medical assistive devices
  • Information recall - retrieve the knowledge you gained about how a child with physical impairments could learn in a regular classroom

Additional Learning

The lesson called Medical Assistive Devices: Types & Examples helps you learn more topics, including:

  • The purpose of medical assistive devices
  • Other types of medical assistive devices such as zipper pulls, scooters, canes and pill organizers
  • How these devices are used today
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