Powering ON

Cooper, Rory A.; Cooper, Rosemarie
September 2006
PN;Sep2006, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p13
Trade Publication
The article discusses the use of electric-powered wheelchairs (EPW). In acquiring or replacing an EPW, it is important to seek prescription from a licensed physician. Should the physician have little knowledge, it would be helpful to ask for recommendation on a doctor or therapist who specialize in seating and wheelchairs. An assessment for an EPW that a clinical team must consider as well as different EPW types and supplier references are presented. INSET: Liberation!.


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