powered mobility device


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powered mobility device

Abbreviation: PMD
Any assistive device (such as a powered wheelchair, a lift chair, or a scooter) that improves the movement of the functionally impaired.
See also: device
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investigated the use of the Segway[R] Personal Transporter device (Segway Inc; Bedford, New Hampshire), another powered mobility device for persons with limited ambulatory ability, such as people with MS or lower-limb amputations [43].
These are some difficult and confusing times for people who use powered mobility devices and for the clinicians and suppliers trying to help them obtain the most appropriate mobility.