What is Invacare Power Wheelchair?

Category: Equipment

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A power or electric wheelchair contains a battery, motor, and control mechanism to allow the user to propel themselves without the need for either a caregiver to push or muscle strength to move. More advanced models tilt and adjust their seats.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness

Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Perceived effectiveness
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Patients
Patients with evaluations
0
Perceived effectiveness
Patients
Patients with evaluations

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Invacare Power Wheelchair

Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
9

Dosages

Why Patients Stopped Using (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Other
Patients
5
See all 5 patients who’ve stopped using Invacare Power Wheelchair

Duration

How Long Current Patients Have Been Using Invacare Power Wheelchair
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
0
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
0
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
9
How Long Patients Used Before Stopping
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
1
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
2
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
1
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
1

Adherence


Always
Patients
7
78%
Usually
Patients
0
0%
Sometimes
Patients
1
11%
Never taken as prescribed
Patients
1
11%

Burden


Very hard to take
Patients
0
0%
Somewhat hard to take
Patients
1
11%
A little hard to take
Patients
1
11%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
7
78%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
1
11%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
3
33%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
5
56%
Last updated:

2 patient evaluations for Invacare Power Wheelchair

grampa
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grampa
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Mood: Good
Cognition: Mild
Autonomic: Mild
Head: moderate
Arms: severe
Legs: moderate
Tremors: none
I am: vg
I have:
MSA

See grampa's full Invacare Power Wheelchair history

Mar 7, 2012 (Started Dec 20, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Strengthen neck muscles)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: My speech improved. My comfort improved. Off the power chair, I can now hold my head up better.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
JesswithMS
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JesswithMS
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

See JesswithMS's full Invacare Power Wheelchair history

Aug 20, 2008 (Started Jan 15, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Ataxia (lack of coordination))
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks
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