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Lever drive system for wheelchairs.

@article{McLaurin1986LeverDS,
  title={Lever drive system for wheelchairs.},
  author={Colin A. McLaurin and Clifford E. Brubaker},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation research and development},
  year={1986},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={
          52-4
        }
}
The various stages of development of a lever drive system are described. The use of both roller and friction clutches are discussed and the means for controlling forward, reverse, and braking are included. The current system allows good maneuverability without requiring hand skills and may be effective for quadriplegics. 

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