A Survey of Marginal Wheelchair UsersBy Perks, B.Sc., M.Sc., Barnaby A., Dundee Limb Fitting Centre, Scotland Mackintosh, Dip. C.O.T., Rosalind, Dundee Limb Fitting Centre, Scotland Stewart, M.B., Ch.B., M.D., D.Med.Rehab., Colin P. U., Dundee Limb Fitting Centre, Scotland Bardley, B.Eng., Ph.D.; Journal of Rehabilitation, Vol. 31, No.
(Pages: 297-302) Publication Date: November, 199
This paper describes a survey conducted in Tayside, Scotland, to identify and describe wheelchair users in that area who have limited self-propulsion, marginal users. The survey found that of the marginal users surveyed in Tayside, 59% stated that their wheelchairs did not adequately meet their needs. Photographs, tables and graphs illustrate the paper.
Published by: National Rehabilitation Association (Website:http://www.nationalrehab.org)
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