10 patient evaluations for Wheelchair (manual) with a burden rating of Somewhat hard to take

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rose5
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rose5
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
On
Mouth/throat: moderate
Arms: moderate
Chest: severe
Legs: moderate
I am: vb
I have:
Parkinson's

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Aug 11, 2015 (Started Jun 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Weakness in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Peripheral Neuropathy)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Knee pain from surgery)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • side effects
    Mild (Weakness in legs)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Four times daily
Advice & Tips: SINCE BEING DIAGNOSED WITH PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY, I HAVE TO USE THE WHEELCHAIR ON A DAILY BASIS AND WHEN MY HUSBAND AND I GO OUT. MOST OF MY FEET HAVE LOST FEELING, AND PARTS OF MY LEGS ARE NUMB. I HATE BEING IN A WHEELCHAIR.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 18, 2014 (Started Jun 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Weakness in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Knee pain from surgery)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: After 5 knee surgeries, my doctor got me the wheelchair. My legs have also felt weaker, but my husband can still take me out. We couldn't go if I just had my walker.

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rose5
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rose5
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
On
Mouth/throat: moderate
Arms: moderate
Chest: severe
Legs: moderate
I am: vb
I have:
Parkinson's

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Jun 21, 2014 (Started Apr 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Weakness in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Coribear
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Coribear
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Nov 14, 2011 (Started Sep 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fatigue)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I had to have someone with me because I didn't have strength to push myself. So it had it's blurps. I have my power chair and ramp on van, so I can go and do alone.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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babybunny
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babybunny
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: mild
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Oct 30, 2011 (Started Aug 06, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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Rick N
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Rick N
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Sep 17, 2011 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: I am now walking again
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., Difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, Constant stabbing sharp pain, Neuro pain, both elbows, Pinched/compressed elbow nerve

Nov 19, 2010 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Improve mobility)
  • side effects
    Severe (dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., Neuro pain, both elbows, Difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: I am walking today. I do not know that it is GodShand or my fighting to walk. Despite . I am thankful
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., Difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, Constant stabbing sharp pain, Neuro pain, both elbows, Pinched/compressed elbow nerve

Nov 13, 2010 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Even when the abiity to walk is there, the chair is that comfort factor instead od sitting or squatting
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., Difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, Constant stabbing sharp pain, Neuro pain, both elbows, Pinched/compressed elbow nerve

Oct 10, 2010 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • side effects
    Mild (dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., Neuro pain, both elbows, Difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Over-use and hill climbing led to neuropathy of both elbows which resulted in surgery to repair and relocate ulnar nerves.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., Difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, Constant stabbing sharp pain, Neuro pain, both elbows, Pinched/compressed elbow nerve

Jan 22, 2010 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., Difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, Constant stabbing sharp pain, Neuro pain, both elbows, Pinched/compressed elbow nerve

Dec 30, 2009 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., Difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, Constant stabbing sharp pain, Neuro pain, both elbows, Pinched/compressed elbow nerve

Apr 14, 2009 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • side effects
    Mild (Difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: If you need it-get it.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., Difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, Constant stabbing sharp pain, Neuro pain, both elbows, Pinched/compressed elbow nerve

Mar 10, 2009 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • side effects
    Mild (Difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: The chair is a necessity for me. I could not get around wothout it.
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., Difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, Constant stabbing sharp pain, Neuro pain, both elbows, Pinched/compressed elbow nerve

Jan 4, 2009 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • side effects
    Mild (Difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., Difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, Constant stabbing sharp pain, Neuro pain, both elbows, Pinched/compressed elbow nerve

Nov 28, 2008 (Started Sep 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: It's a major challenge. I try to use my legs as much as possible , but they are going fast.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dull pain, and stinging pain if I move wrong., Difficulty transitioning from wheelchair to legs, Constant stabbing sharp pain, Neuro pain, both elbows, Pinched/compressed elbow nerve

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Aturo
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Aturo
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jan 15, 2011 (Started Nov 03, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Balance problems)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Nice chair lightweight
Cost: < $25 monthly

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SirIsaac
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SirIsaac
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: moderate
Chest: moderate
Legs: moderate
I am: b
I have:
ALS

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Aug 1, 2009 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Aug 28, 2008 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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RebeccaJean
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RebeccaJean
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mood: Very bad
Cognition: Severe
Autonomic: Severe
Head: severe
Arms: severe
Legs: severe
Tremors: moderate
I have:
MSA

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Sep 20, 2008 (Started Apr 13, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Inability to walk)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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RebeccaJean
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RebeccaJean
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mood: Very bad
Cognition: Severe
Autonomic: Severe
Head: severe
Arms: severe
Legs: severe
Tremors: moderate
I have:
MSA

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Sep 20, 2008 (Started Dec 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This allows the patient to be moved outside/to another room easily. This is a valuable piece of equipment. Much more comfortable than a wheelchair and the patient can remain sitting for up to an hour. Like a reclining lift chair, but it moves.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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moogie16
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moogie16
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Aug 21, 2008 (Started Jan 21, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: If you need it, use it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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