What is Wheelchair (manual)?

Category: Equipment

Most Popular Types: Manual fold up, Quickie, Invacare Manual Wheelchair, (Show all)

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A manual wheelchair typically has handrails on the wheels to allow the user to propel themselves; there may also be handles at the rear to let another person push them. Wheelchairs are used by some people only when going outdoors to reduce the risk of falls.

Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Perceived effectiveness

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Wheelchair (manual)

Severe
4
Moderate
7
Mild
14
None
70

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Wheelchair (manual)

Patients
3
Patients
3
Patients
3
Patients
2
Patients
2

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Dosages

Why Patients Stopped Using (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Other
Patients
51
Reason
Course of treatment ended
Patients
18
Reason
Not indicated
Patients
5
Reason
Did not seem to work
Patients
4
Reason
Doctor's advice
Patients
2
Reason
Change in health plan coverage
Patients
1
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Duration

How Long Current Patients Have Been Using Wheelchair (manual)
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
2
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
2
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
4
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
72
How Long Patients Used Before Stopping
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
6
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
11
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
14
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
16
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
12
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
20

Adherence


Always
Patients
49
52%
Usually
Patients
22
23%
Sometimes
Patients
24
25%
Never
Patients
0
0%

Burden


Very
Patients
8
8%
Somewhat
Patients
22
23%
A little
Patients
25
26%
Not at all
Patients
40
42%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
46
94%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
5
10%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
1
2%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
43
88%
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40 patient evaluations for Wheelchair (manual)

jr42
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jr42
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
PMA

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Jul 10, 2015 (Started Mar 12, 2015)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Improve mobility: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all

Mar 24, 2015 (Started Mar 12, 2015)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Improve mobility: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: fold up manual wheelchair 18 x 18 to utilize when outside/events etc and also have diffuser cushion(outside).

Jan 15, 2014 (Started Mar 12, 2015)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Improve mobility: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: you may find uncomfortable and difficult to get out of chair especially if you have no movement with your arms/hands.

  • 0 helpful marks
rose5
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rose5
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: severe
Legs: severe
I am: vb
I have:
Parkinson's

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Aug 18, 2014 (Started Jun 15, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Improve mobility: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Weakness in legs: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Knee pain from surgery: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: After 5 knee surgeries, my doctor got me the wheelchair. My legs have also felt weaker, but my husband can still take me out. We couldn't go if I just had my walker.

  • 0 helpful marks
rose5
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rose5
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: severe
Legs: severe
I am: vb
I have:
Parkinson's

See rose5's full Wheelchair (manual) history

Jun 21, 2014 (Started Apr 15, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Weakness in legs: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: Daily
Cost: Not specified monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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