Accession Number : ADD008661

Title :   Ambulator Drive Mechanism.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Wier,John P ; Garrett,Robert A

Report Date : 31 Mar 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A drive mechanism is provided particularly suitable for use in ambulators having a mobile platform that transports a paraplegic in a standing position, the unique drive mechanism enabling the platform to be of a minimum size with a very low center of gravity, and being movable about three axes to provide maximum maneuverability and access to confined spaces. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Drives, *Medical equipment, Platforms, Mobile

Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE