Accession Number : ADD001950

Title :   Stand-Aid Invalid Wheelchair.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Fogg,Robert K ; Staehli,I C P

Report Date : 23 Oct 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : The patent application relates to a wheelchair designed to enable an invalid to stand, sit or choose at will any intermediate position to perform useful work, and to move about in any of said positions. The wheelchair helps to fulfill the psychological and physiological needs of handicapped persons. The lifting and lowering operations are so arranged that practically no dislocation of the invalid's clothes occurs during the operations. The wheelchair has a minimum of physical encumbrances permitting the invalid to function near normally in the average living or working spaces.

Descriptors :   *Medical equipment, Human factors engineering, Patents

Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE