What is Quantum 6000?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Wheelchair (powered)

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 Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Balance problems 5 1
Weakness in legs 5 2
General health 4 0
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 3 0
Improve mobility 3 0
Fatigue 2 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
1
None
4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Quantum 6000

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Quantum 6000

Dosage Patients
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Quantum 6000

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
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Duration

Currently using Quantum 6000

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped using Quantum 6000

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 1
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3 patient evaluations for Quantum 6000

Jun 13, 2009 (Started Mar 28, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for weakness in legs)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Getting the right power chair. Consult professionals.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 10, 2008 (Started Aug 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for weakness in legs)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 21, 2008 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for inability to walk)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: This is a good power chair to get before your insurance buys The Big One.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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