What is Walker/wheelchair?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Walker

Walkers are assistive devices that are available in a variety of configurations depending on the needs of the patient.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Stiffness/spasticity 8 0
Balance problems 3 0
Fatigue 3 0
Walking problems 2 1
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 0
General health 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Walker/wheelchair

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Walker/wheelchair

Dosage Patients
as needed 2
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Walker/wheelchair

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
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Duration

Currently using Walker/wheelchair

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
10 years or more 2

Stopped using Walker/wheelchair

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Walker/wheelchair.