Accession Number : ADD014477

Title :   Stand-Aid Invalid Wheelchair.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 23 Oct 75, patented 18 Oct 77,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Fogg, Robert K , Jr ; Staehli, Christopher P

Report Date : 18 Oct 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : A wheelchair is 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. Keywords: Handicapped persons; Medical equipment/chairs; Patents. (EDC)

Descriptors :   *CHAIRS, *MEDICAL EQUIPMENT, *PATENTS, HANDICAPPED PERSONS, LIFT, PHYSIOLOGY, POSITION(LOCATION), PSYCHOLOGY, USER NEEDS

Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE