What is Scooter?

Category: Equipment

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Generic Name: Motorized scooter/chair

This is a generic term for a electric-powered mobility aid. There are a variety of models to choose from including 3- and 4-wheeled electric scooters.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Patients with evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Walking problems 9 3
Improve mobility 2 1
Stiffness/Spasticity 2 2
Balance problems 1 0
Fatigue 1 1

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Scooter"

Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
6

Dosages

Why Patients Stopped Using (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Other 1
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 2 patients who’ve stopped using Scooter

Duration

How Long Current Patients Have Been Using Scooter
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 3
How Long Patients Used Before Stopping
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 2
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 0
Adherence
Always
4 67%
Usually
1 17%
Sometimes
1 17%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
0 0%
Somewhat
0 0%
A little
1 17%
Not at all
5 83%
Cost
$200+
2 40%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
3 60%
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1 patient evaluation for Scooter

duderock
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duderock
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: severe
I am: g
I have:
MS

See duderock's full Scooter history

Apr 16, 2010 (Started Mar 15, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Walking problems: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Since being treated for CCSVI I'm not as reliant upon my scooter. I'm able to walk more and more. I still use the scooter for long distances, but fully expect to stop using in 6mths after PT and exercise.

  • 0 helpful marks
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