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Tay-Sachs, Canavan and related diseases

Special Equipment

Not every child will need / use all the equipment listed below. These are options available to you to help manage the symptoms and promote comfort but may not fit into your family's Philosophy of Care.

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Respiratory Equipment >

Suction Machine - for secretions
Nebulizer - for delivery of medication
Vest® System - to clear airways
Cough Assist - for secretions
Oxygen Concentrator & Portable Tanks - for therapeutic oxygen

Positioning Equipment >

Tumble Forms - soft foam support
Stander - an adjustable standing aid
Hospital bed
Specialized Stroller - providing more support options
Bath Chair - for safety

Other Equipment >

Pulse Oximeter - to monitor oxygen levels
Apnea Monitor - to measures how well your child breathes while sleeping
Feeding Pump (if using g-tube) - to deliver formula or liquid

 

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