Wheelchairs and seating

Short Title:
Wheelchairs and seating
Model System:
SCI
Reference Type:
Journal Article
Accession No.:
J50962.
Journal:
In V. W. Lin et al. (Eds.), Spinal cord medicine: Principles and practice. New York: Demos Medical Publishing, Inc
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):
2003, vol. N/A, issue , pp 635-654
Publication Website:
Abstract:
Chapter summarizes information on the various types of manual and power wheelchairs, hybrid wheelchairs, and robotic wheeled mobility systems. The importance of the wheelchair-user interface is discussed, including ride comfort and durability, proper selection of wheelchair accessories, and powered wheelchair access devices. Wheelchair and seating measurements and a variety of cushions and postural supports are also reviewed.
Author(s):
Cooper, Rory A.; Boninger, Michael L.; Cooper, Rosemarie; Thorman, Tricia
Author Address(es):

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