SIMON FRASER / DISABILITY RESEARCH, HUNTERS MOOR HOSPITAL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY SIMON FRASER / DISABILITY RESEARCH, HUNTERS MOOR HOSPITAL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Man suffering from head injuries sustained in a road accident using a computer in hospital to gradually improve his concentration, memory and coordination. Computers find many uses in hospital occupational therapy departments, since they are useful for retraining or improving memory, concentration & eye/hand coordination. They are used to rehabilitate patients with head injuries or neurological disorders & to develop language & communications skills. Various types of software & hardware control switches are now available; controls might be hand- or head- operated, for example. Models: Kevin Chambers, Margaret Carruthers.
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