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.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness

Purpose
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Perceived effectiveness
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Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Invacare power chair

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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
2 years or more 1

Stopped using Invacare power chair

Duration Patients
2 years or more 1

Adherence


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Never taken as prescribed
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Burden


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Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
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$100-199
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$50-99
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Cost per month
$25-49
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< $25
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Cost per month
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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: 2 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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