Details the prescription considerations for individuals with physical disabilities. Compares conventional and lightweight wheelchairs, and factors in functional assessment. Examines the technical aspects of seat cushion selection, factors that affect the ergonometrics of wheelchair operation, and the influence of powered mobility. Also covers wheelchair standards and current directions in wheelchair research. Appendix covers qTypes of Wheelchairsq. Over 100 photos, charts and drawings. Index.There are, however, many manual wheelchair users and marginal walkers who can gain considerable functional benefits from the use ... For some, it soon becomes apparent that they would be better off using a lightweight manual wheelchair.
|Title||:||Choosing a Wheelchair System|
|Author||:||Seldon P. Todd, Jr.|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1992-01-01|