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
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Perceived effectiveness
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0
Perceived effectiveness
Purpose
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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 Scooter

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Scooter

Dosage Patients
as needed 3
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Scooter

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Other 1
See all 3 patients who’ve stopped using Scooter

Duration

Currently using Scooter

Duration Patients
2 years or more 4

Stopped using Scooter

Duration Patients
0-1 month 1
3-6 months 2

Adherence


Always
Patients
4
67%
Usually
Patients
1
17%
Sometimes
Patients
1
17%
Never taken as prescribed
Patients
0
0%

Burden


Very hard to take
Patients
1
17%
Somewhat hard to take
Patients
0
0%
A little hard to take
Patients
1
17%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
4
67%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
1
17%
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
50%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
2
33%
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1 patient evaluation for Scooter

duderock
3015 thumb
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)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Walking problems)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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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