What is Tilt-in-Space?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Wheelchair (manual)

A tilt system provides a change of orientation and redistributes pressure from one area (e.g., the buttocks and posterior thighs) to another area (e.g., the posterior trunk and head) and maintains physical angles at the hips, knees, and ankles.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Tilt-in-Space

Side effect Patients
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
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Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Tilt-in-Space

Sep 20, 2008 (Started Dec 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This allows the patient to be moved outside/to another room easily. This is a valuable piece of equipment. Much more comfortable than a wheelchair and the patient can remain sitting for up to an hour. Like a reclining lift chair, but it moves.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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