Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Weakness in legs 22 4
Fatigue 12 1
General health 8 0
Stiffness/Spasticity 7 1
ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) 4 0
Improve mobility 4 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 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Lift chair

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Lift chair

Dosage Patients
daily 7
2 daily 1
12 hr daily 1
2hours as needed 1
as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Lift chair

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 6
Did not seem to work 2
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Duration

Currently using Lift chair

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 4
10 years or more 6

Stopped using Lift chair

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 4
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 2
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 0
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 5
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2 patient evaluations for Lift chair

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janik
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janik
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
PLS

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Dec 1, 2008 (Started Aug 19, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
SirIsaac
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SirIsaac
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: moderate
Chest: moderate
Legs: moderate
I am: b
I have:
ALS

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Aug 27, 2008 (Started Mar 28, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Generalized weakness (asthenia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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