2 patient evaluations for Cooling Vest taken for the purpose of 'heat intolerance' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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Aug 31, 2012 (Started Apr 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Starting this spring, I began using a phase-change vest, which freezes at 60 degF (in the fridge). It works wonderfully, lasts for hours, and isn't chilling like ice packs.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 30, 2011 (Started Apr 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 1, 2010 (Started Apr 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 30, 2009 (Started Apr 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Really postpones my fatigue attacks on hot summer days. Lets me function outside in the summer.

  • 1 helpful mark

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

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