Short Tilte:Wheelchairs and seating
Journal:In V. W. Lin et al. (Eds.), Spinal cord medicine: Principles and practice. New York: Demos Medical Publishing, Inc
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):03, N/A, , 635-654
Chapter summarizes information on the various types of manual and power wheelchairs, hybrid wheelchairs, and robotic wheeled mobility systems. The importance of the wheelchair-user interface is discussed, including ride comfort and durability, proper selection of wheelchair accessories, and powered wheelchair access devices. Wheelchair and seating measurements and a variety of cushions and postural supports are also reviewed.