What is Karman Lightweight?

Category: Equipment

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The Karman Lightweight Wheelchair is an economical lightweight wheelchair. With an aluminum frame weighing only 34 lbs.

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Perceived effectiveness

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Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Karman Lightweight

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Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Karman Lightweight

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Dosages

Why Patients Stopped Using (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Course of treatment ended
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See all 1 patient who’ve stopped using Karman Lightweight

Duration

How Long Current Patients Have Been Using Karman Lightweight
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0-1 month
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1-3 months
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3-6 months
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6 months-1 year
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1-2 years
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2 years or more
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How Long Patients Used Before Stopping
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0-1 month
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1-3 months
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3-6 months
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6 months-1 year
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1-2 years
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2 years or more
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Adherence


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Never taken as prescribed
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Burden


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Cost per month


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$200+
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$100-199
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$50-99
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$25-49
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< $25
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1 patient evaluation for Karman Lightweight

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

See jr42's full Karman Lightweight history

Jul 10, 2015 (Started Mar 12, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Mar 24, 2015 (Started Mar 12, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve mobility)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Improve mobility)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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
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