What is Invacare power chair?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Wheelchair (powered)

A power or electric wheelchair contains a battery, motor, and control mechanism to allow the user to propel themselves without the need for either a caregiver to push or muscle strength to move. More advanced models tilt and adjust their seats.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Invacare power chair

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Invacare power chair

Dosage Patients
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Invacare power chair

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
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Duration

Currently using Invacare power chair

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped using Invacare power chair

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
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1 patient evaluation for Invacare power chair

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klmom
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klmom
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: n
I have:
ALS

See klmom's full Invacare power chair history

Oct 31, 2006 (Started Oct 20, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks
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