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Evaluation of lightweight wheelchairs using ANSI/RESNA testing standards

Benjamin Gebrosky, BS, et al.

This study examined three different lightweight manual wheelchair models and compared their quality. The wheelchairs in this study were also compared with previous studies. The results show that lightweight wheelchairs have not improved in quality since the last study in 1997 and are less durable than the other types of wheelchairs tested. This information will hopefully help the Department of Veterans Affairs select the best possible wheelchairs for veterans.

Volume 50 Number 10, 2013
   Pages 1373 — 1390

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This article and any supplementary material should be cited as follows:
Gebrosky B, Pearlman J, Cooper RA, Cooper R, Kelleher A. Evaluation of lightweight wheelchairs using ANSI/RESNA testing standards. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2013; 50(10):1373–90.

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