Technical Considerations for Integrating Ventilators with Manual WheelchairsBy Tam, Eric W. C., Rehabilitation Engineering Center, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Hong; Proceedings of the RESNA '96 Annual Conference, Vol. 16
(Pages: 41-43) Publication Date: 1996
This article explores the design considerations necessary when integrating a ventilators with a manual wheelchair. It discusses ventilator size and placement, power supply, frame design to accommodate oxygen cylinders, and accessories. Three case studies are given to illustrate specific design considerations.
Published by: Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) (Website:http://www.resna.org)
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