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Scarf to prevent hypersalivation

Shared by Patient Innovation on 2014-04-02 19:50

About the solution

It can be used by anyone, at any age with or without disabilities. The absorbing material also means it can be used both in summer and in winter.

Its aim is not only to absorve salive, but also to fight the stigma related to social exclusion due to hypersalivation and reflux.

Joana is also the founder and president of BIPP - Banco de Informação de Pais para Pais (an association for parents of special needs children).

More info: http://2013.ideiasdeorigemportuguesa.org/ideias/154

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This solution shall not include mention to the use of drugs, chemicals or biologicals (including food); invasive devices; offensive, commercial or inherently dangerous content. This solution was not medically validated. Proceed with caution! If you have any doubts, please consult with a health professional.

About the author

Joana Santiago, born in Portugal, whose son Francisco is a special needs children, invented Gola Gira - a scarf that absorbs the drool, avoiding contact with clothing or skin of the wearer.

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