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Definition of Assistive device

Assistive device: Any device that is designed, made, or adapted to assist a person perform a particular task. For examples, canes, crutches, walkers, wheel chairs, and shower chairs are all assistive devices.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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