3 patient evaluations for Cooling Vest with a adherence rating of Sometimes

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Jun 2, 2010 (Started Jun 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight can be heavy use only ice packs that are needed)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This is a Kool Max Cooling Vest made by polar products http://www.polarproducts.com it zips up in the front and feels like a bullet proof vest that came with 24 ice packs 12 for use and 12 for back up use only what is needed a prescription is required. THANK YOU Multiple Sclerosis Association of America contact http:www.msaa.org for application and grant of cooling vest with prescription from your doctor and Polar products http://www.polarproducts.com
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight can be heavy use only ice packs that are needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 19, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for reduce heat)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: The cooling vest has helped me during the times of the year when the temperatures and humitiy are at the highest. As the the year progresses toward the end of summer on to fall I a able to tolerate the temperatures better and don't need to use the vest as much, but keep it with me at all times.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 31, 2008 (Started Jun 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I was very disappointed in this item. Mine warmed up from body heat right away and failed to keep me cool. Also, it's bulky and uncomfortable under clothing.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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