What is Electric 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
Improve mobility 3 0
Fatigue 2 1
Mobility decreased 2 1
Balance problems 1 0

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Electric Wheelchair"

Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
0
None
0

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Electric Wheelchair

Hospitalization 1

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently using Electric Wheelchair)
Dosage Patients
daily 394
as needed 221
all the time (24/7) 107
weekly 15
12 hr daily 12
1 other daily 8
1other as needed 4
14 hr daily 3
15 hr daily 3
2 hr daily 2

Dosages based on patients currently using Electric Wheelchair.

Duration

How Long Current Patients Have Been Using Electric Wheelchair
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 3
Adherence
Always
0 0%
Usually
1 100%
Sometimes
0 0%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
0 0%
Somewhat
0 0%
A little
1 100%
Not at all
0 0%
Cost per month
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
0 0%
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Electric Wheelchair.