Power Wheelchair Navigation Assistance

2016-10-04T19:07:53Z (GMT) by Jason Dekarske Devin Berg
<p>Power wheelchair navigation may be more difficult for those who have a fine motor or cognitive disability. Some people are not able to use a powered wheelchair on their own and must depend on a caregiver. A survey has indicated that 40% of patients using power wheelchairs found it "difficult or impossible" to steer and up to half of patients would find it beneficial to have an added navigation system.</p><p><br></p><p><i>Presented at the BMES Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, 8 October 2016.</i></p><div><br></div>