Consensus building for the development of guidelines for recommending mobility service dogs for people with motor impairments

  • Claude Vincenta, Lise Poissantc, Dany H. Gagnonc, Hélène Corriveaue
  • Published 2016

Abstract

BACKGROUND: According to recent research, mobility service dogs (MSD) improve grasping ability, autonomy in ADL, manual wheelchair propulsion, walking, transfers, psychosocial aspects, reintegration into normal life, and satisfaction with important occupations, and decrease pain in manual wheelchair users’ shoulders/wrists. However, it remains a challenge… (More)

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