To hear audio pronunciation of this topic, purchase a subscription or log in.
1. A device used to break or open an electrical circuit or to divert a current from one conductor to another.
2. An assistive technology device used as an input device for a microcomputer. Types of adaptive switches include those activated by the tongue, eyelids, voice, movements of the head and trunk, and gross hand movements.
There's more to see -- the rest of this topic is available only to subscribers.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Switch." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758138/all/rocker_switch.
Switch. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758138/all/rocker_switch. Accessed June 2, 2023.
Switch. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758138/all/rocker_switch
Switch [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 02]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758138/all/rocker_switch.
* Article titles in AMA citation format should be in sentence-case
TY - ELEC T1 - switch ID - 758138 ED - Venes,Donald, BT - Taber's Medical Dictionary UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758138/all/rocker_switch PB - F.A. Davis Company ET - 24 DB - Nursing Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -