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12 edition of Choosing a Wheelchair found in the catalog.

Choosing a Wheelchair

A Guide for Optimal Independence

by Gary Karp

  • 37 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Patient Centered Guides .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consumer guides & advice,
  • Coping with disability,
  • Disability: social aspects,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Consumer Health,
  • General,
  • Physical Impairments,
  • Family & Relationships/General,
  • Health & Fitness / General,
  • Health & Fitness / Physical Impairments,
  • Topical/Physically Challenged,
  • Wheelchairs

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8667253M
    ISBN 101565924118
    ISBN 109781565924116
    OCLC/WorldCa39916104

    A Guide to Choosing Your Wheelchair Lift If you or someone in your home is using a wheelchair, getting up and down the stairs can be the most difficult part of the daily routine. This means mobility restrictions, thus preventing you from getting to all the rooms in your home. Choosing Words for Talking About Disability. are in some way restricted. Thus, someone with congenital blindness has a disability, as does someone who must use a wheelchair for mobility purposes. Other disabilities are not necessarily apparent, for example, acquired brain injury or chronic depression. chapters and book reviews. His.

      Silver Cross Automotive strives to understand the needs of the person in the wheelchair and wants to help choose from our selection of wheelchair vehicles. Choosing a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle. BOOK A DEMO. Find Your Perfect Ride Claudia Mora J Choosing The Right Wheelchair Lift. Many factors will influence your decision when it comes to selecting a wheelchair lift that best fits your needs and budget. Your starting point should be an assessment of the physical capability of the wheelchair or scooter user – both now and in the future.

    How to Choose a Wheelchair Ramp. Choosing a wheelchair ramp for your home is not an easy task. There are many variables to address when determining how to make the home you love accessible and safe when mobility becomes compromised.   The wheelchair revolution -- Large versus small manufacturers -- Who pays for your chair? -- The selection process -- Your role -- The basic choice: manual or power -- Manual chair decisions -- Power chair decisions -- Cushions -- Seats and backs -- Footrests -- Tires, casters, and suspension systems -- Tilt/recline systems and positioning Pages:


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Choosing a Wheelchair by Gary Karp Download PDF EPUB FB2

People spend a great deal of time searching for the perfect wheelchair, what comes to mind is usually comfort, pricing, and daily needs.

We provide a large variety of self propelled wheelchairs, caregiver propelled wheelchairs, and standing wheelchairs. Choosing the right wheelchair requires having a good strategy and research when you are looking for a specific type of wheelchair.

Gary's first book, Choosing a Wheelchair, was published in the summer of In his writing, Gary is interested in helping people educate themselves and adapt so that they can have the best quality of Cited by: 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 Choosing a Wheelchair book the ergonometrics of wheelchair operation, and the influence of powered mobility.

Also covers wheelchair standards and current directions in 5/5(1). The clinical magazine, Team Rehab Report, published an article titled, “Sitting Around: Wheelchair Cushion Evaluation andEducation in Pressure Sore Prevention” that examines factors for choosing the right wheelchair cushion for your needs.

Written by Tina. A key factor when choosing a manual wheelchair is the weight of the chair. The lighter the chair the easier it will be to propel and the easier it will be to transport in a car or other vehicle. Basic, economy, wheelchairs can be made from steel which is heavy to lift and propel.

Aluminium chairs are much lighter. The author is a long term wheelchair user and athelete who had a Spinal Cord Injury (SCI). He knows more about wheelchairs than anyone writing for the public. As such he is an effective advocate for wheelchair use.

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A titanium sport wheelchair weighs roughly a third of the weight of a standard steel folding wheelchair, and so will move much further per push. This is an important consideration when choosing a wheelchair. The process of choosing a wheelchair can be complicated. Book a Demo. Menu; news Choosing A Wheelchair.

Posted on by Ed Spindle. 11 May. The benefits of wheelchairs. If you have limited mobility, a wheelchair can vastly improve your quality of life by allowing you to continue to be active and do the things you enjoy.

Choosing the right wheelchair can enable you to socialise. CHOOSING A MANUAL WHEELCHAIR. If you’d told me when BJ was little I’d be excited to take delivery of a new wheelchair in the future, I’d have said you were crackers. And yet, here we are today, thrilled to get BJ’s new chair.

It’s been a long time coming, given we first signaled it was needed in December Choosing a Wheelchair: A Guide for Optimal Independence: Karp, Gary: Books - (5). This is where airport wheelchair assistance comes in. Thanks to the Air Carrier Access Act ofall US-based airlines must offer passengers with disabilities wheelchair transportation to and from their n airlines must offer the same service for passengers on flights departing from or.

How to Choose a Manual Wheelchair. If you find yourself or a loved one in need of a manual wheelchair, you will find the best selection here at Spinlife.

There are many types of specialized wheelchairs available and our most popular categories are - Basic Wheelchairs, Lightweight Wheelchairs, Ultralightweight Wheelchairs and Heavy-Duty Wheelchairs. How to Choose Your Power Wheelchair.

A power, or electric, wheelchair is a great way to improve mobility and independence for those who need it. With an electric motor and navigational controls, a power wheelchair can be a comfortable and 90%(43).

Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. CHOOSING A WHEELCHAIR: A GUIDE FOR OPTIMAL INDEPENDENCE (PATIENT CENTERED GUIDES) By Gary Karp **Mint Condition**.

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Choosing to rent a wheelchair, scooter, or another mobility device is a solid option for trying out a new model, adjusting to using the device and learning what your daily needs can also be beneficial for mobility device users who are looking to leave their equipment at home while traveling.

Renting should be done with the proper intentions, and spending some time researching and. Choosing the right wheelchair can enable you to socialise and go out with friends and family. First things to consider If you think you could benefit from a wheelchair all or most of the time, ask a GP, physiotherapist or occupational therapist to refer you.

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A wheelchair offers people access to work and shopping or any other travel outside the home. In some ways a wheelchair is like a bicycle: There are many designs and styles to choose from including imports, lightweights, racing models, etc.PRESS PIC 5 - Choosing a Wheelchair film DVD full wrap cover This new award-winning film has been made to help you to choose the right wheelchair.

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