The effect of an outdoor powered wheelchair on activity and participation in users with stroke.

@article{Pettersson2006TheEO,
  title={The effect of an outdoor powered wheelchair on activity and participation in users with stroke.},
  author={Ingvor Pettersson and Kristina B T{\"o}rnquist and Gerd Ahlstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation. Assistive technology},
  year={2006},
  volume={1 4},
  pages={235-43}
}
PURPOSE Persons with disabilities after stroke are often restricted in activity and participation in society because of mobility limitations. An outdoor powered wheelchair may be one among other interventions in a rehabilitation programme. The aim of this study was to describe and compare activity limitations and participation restrictions in persons with stroke from their own perspective, before and after using an outdoor powered wheelchair. METHOD At baseline and follow-up two instruments… CONTINUE READING

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