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Wheelchairs

Wheelchair Prescription and Assessment

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What are the benefits of a detached armrest? helpful for transfers
What are the benefits of a height-adjustable armrest? ease in transfers and better support of a lap tray
What are the benefits of desk arms? allows for moving closer to work surfaces
What are the benefits of full armrests? allows person to hold lap tray and possibly ease transfers
What are the benefits of a wraparound armrest? space saving; reduces width of chair by 1"
What is the benefit of elevating legrests? edema control/reduction
Which legrests provide for easier transfers? swing-away or detachable
Which type of wheelchair tires provide the most cushion and are the most shock absorbent? pneumatic
What type of wheelchair caster is best for indoors and smooth surfaces? solid-core
What are the weight options available for wheelchairs? ultra-light, active-duty lightweight, lightweight, standard, and heavy duty
What are the dimensions of a standard adult wheelchair? 18" width, 16" depth, 20" height
What are the dimensions of a narrow adult wheelchair? 16" width, 16" depth, 20" height
What are the dimensions of a slim adult wheelchair? 14" width, 16" depth, 20" height
What are the dimensions of a junior wheelchair? 16" width, 16" depth, 18.5" height
What are the dimensions of a child wheelchair? 14" width, 11.5" depth, 18.75" height
What are the dimensions of a tiny tot wheelchair? 12" width, 11.5" depth, 19.5" height
How high is a hemi/low seat? 17.5"
How do you measure seat width? measure the widest point across the hips and thighs and add 2"
How do you measure seat depth? measure posterior buttocks to popliteal fossa, then subtract 2"
What type of wheelchair is indicated for pressure relief or extensor spasms? tilt-in-space
What are the indications for using a powered wheelchair? cannot use hands/feet fatigue quickly arthritic UEs neuromuscular injury (for associated reactions)
Created by: Casemace