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RESNA Position on the Application of Tilt, Recline, and Elevating Legrests for Wheelchairs
ABSTRACT This document, approved by the Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) Board of Directors on April 23, 2008, describes typical clinicalExpand
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Occupational performance and the transition to powered mobility: a pilot study.
OBJECTIVE This quantitative study describes the transition from manual to powered mobility and its influence on occupational performance (organization of daily tasks, assumption of responsibility,Expand
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Development and consumer validation of the Functional Evaluation in a Wheelchair (FEW) instrument
The Functional Evaluation in a Wheelchair (FEW) instrument is an outcome measurement tool to investigate functional performance of consumers using seating and wheelchair systems as their primary seating and mobility device. Expand
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Outcome Measures for Gait and Ambulation in the Spinal Cord Injury Population
Abstract Background: At the 2006 National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) sponsored pre-conference on spinal cord injury (SCI) outcomes, several gait and ambulationExpand
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Test-retest reliability of the functional mobility assessment (FMA): a pilot study
Purpose: Functional mobility is necessary to perform activities of daily living and for community participation for everyone, but especially important for persons with disabilities (PWD). Therefore,Expand
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A Randomized Clinical Trial on Preventing Pressure Ulcers with Wheelchair Seat Cushions
OBJECTIVES: To determine the efficacy of skin protection wheelchair seat cushions in preventing pressure ulcers in the elderly nursing home population.
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Patient Satisfaction with Telerehabilitation Assessments for Wheeled Mobility and Seating
ABSTRACT Wheeled mobility and seating assessments for individuals with mobility impairments living in rural or distant locations are problematic due to the lack of expertise and available resources.Expand
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Test-Retest Reliability and Cross Validation of the Functioning Everyday With a Wheelchair Instrument
The purpose of this study was to establish the test-retest reliability and content validity of an outcomes tool designed to measure the effectiveness of seating-mobility interventions on theExpand
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Durability, value, and reliability of selected electric powered wheelchairs.
OBJECTIVE To compare the durability, value, and reliability of selected electric powered wheelchairs (EPWs), purchased in 1998. DESIGN Engineering standards tests of quality and performance. Expand
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Telerehabilitation wheeled mobility and seating assessments compared with in person.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the equivalency of wheeled mobility and seating assessments delivered under 2 conditions: in person (IP) at a local clinic and via Telerehabilitation at remotely locatedExpand
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