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Products that monitor or assess a person’s medical condition, and products that support, or provide a substitute for, a specific body function. Included are, e.g. products used in “medical treatment”. Excluded are assistive products used exclusively by healthcare professionals. Assistive products for education and for training in skills, see >05; Assistive products attached to the body for supporting neuromusculoskeletal or movement related functions (orthoses) and replacing anatomical structures (prostheses), see >06; Tilting tables, see >053606; Assistive products for seeing, see >22 03; Assistive products for hearing, see >22 06
Products intended to provide instruction that improves a person's capacity and performance of physical, mental and social activities with the goal of enhancing the person’s participation in all relevant domains (such as communication, self-care, mobility, housekeeping, work, education, and recreation). Included are, e.g. assistive products used in education/learning. Included are, e.g. assessment, test and evaluation materials. Devices that have a function other than training, but that may also be used for training, should be included in the class covering its principal function. Assistive products for vocational assessment and vocational training, see >28 27
Orthoses are externally applied devices used to modify the structural and functional characteristics of the neuromusculoskeletal systems; prostheses are externally applied devices used to replace, wholly or in part, an absent or deficient body segment. Included are, e.g. body-powered and externally powered external orthoses, prostheses, orthopaedic footwear. Excluded are endo-prostheses, which are not part of this International Standard.
Products intended to support daily care of oneself, including washing and drying. oneself, caring for one's body and body parts, dressing, and protecting one’s body. Included are, e.g. assistive products for dressing and undressing, for body protection, for personal hygiene, for tracheostomy, ostomy and incontinence care and for sexual. activities. Assistive products for eating and drinking, see >15 09
Products intended to support or replace a person’s capacity to move indoors and outdoors, to transfer from one place to another or to use personal or public transportation. Assistive products attached to the body for supporting movement functions (orthoses) and replacing anatomical structures (prostheses), see >06. Furnishings, fixtures and other assistive products for supporting activities in indoor and outdoor human-made environments, see >18. Assistive products for controlling, carrying, moving and handling objects and devices, see >24. Assistive products for transporting objects in workplaces, see >28 06
Products intended to support or replace a person’s capacity to carry out domestic and everyday actions and tasks, including acquiring a place to live, food, clothing and other necessities, household cleaning and repairing, caring for personal and other household. objects and assisting others. Included are, e.g. assistive products for eating and drinking.
Furniture and other products that can be placed in, incorporated into or otherwise, added to, the built environment to facilitate movement and positioning, including. entry and exit, within areas constructed for public and private use. Included are, e.g. products for sitting, standing and lying. Sets of castors, see >243606. Assistive products for environmental improvement, see >27 03. Workplace furniture and furnishing elements, see >28 03
Products intended to support or replace a person’s capacity to receive, send, produce and process information in different forms, including communicating by language, signs and symbols, receiving and producing messages, carrying on conversations and using communication devices and techniques. Included are, e.g. devices for seeing, hearing, reading, writing, telephoning, signalling and alarming, information technology. Assistive products for office administration, information storage and management. at work, see >28 21
Products intended to facilitate a person’s performance of a task requiring the movement or manipulation of an object. Assistive products for transporting objects in workplaces, see >28 06. Assistive products for hoisting and repositioning objects in workplaces, see >28 09
Products intended to control or modify specific elements of the physical environment or to measure the conditions and components of the natural or physical environment. Furniture (e.g. chairs, beds or tables) or construction-related products (e.g. light. fixtures, plumbing fixtures, door openers, cupboards), see >18. Assistive products for work activities and participation in employment, see >28
Products intended to aid a person in engaging in all aspects of a job, trade, occupation or profession, including vocational training. Included are, e.g. machines, devices, vehicles, tools, computer software, production and office equipment, furniture and facilities and materials for vocational assessment and vocational training. Excluded are products that are mainly used outside the work environment. Assistive products for education and for training in skills, see >05. Assistive products for activities and participation relating to personal mobility and transportation, see >12. Furnishings, fixtures and other assistive products for supporting activities in indoor and outdoor human-made environments, see >18. Assistive products for communication and information management, see >22
Products intended to facilitate a person’s participation in any form of play, sports orhobbies or other forms of recreation and leisure. Equipment for movement, strength and balance training, including exercise and physical fitness equipment, see >04 48