With the development of rehabilitation assist devices, outdoor electric wheelchairs have been given more caring designs. In addition to the basic mobility functions, the design has started to take more into consideration for the actual use of the elderly. When choosing an electric wheelchair, the elderly and disabled should take into account the environment they use and choose the right style. At the same time, they should also consider their actual needs and add more functions.
There are many types of electric wheelchairs on the market, which can be divided into aluminum, light materials and steel by material. Steel wheelchairs are relatively heavy in weight and the main structure is made of carbon steel, alloy steel or stainless steel. The process of steel tube wheelchairs is constantly improving and is now very mature. Many wheelchair manufacturers still choose steel tubes for the body of the wheelchair but its weight still does not reach the desired effect. With the demand for higher light weight, it is difficult to make a breakthrough in steel wheelchairs.
The weight of aluminum wheelchairs is about 10 pounds less than that of steel tubes, the strength is comparable to that of steel, and the density is 1/3 of that of steel. Compared with other materials, the lightweight effect is good, and it has good corrosion resistance, good recyclability, easy processing and shaping, and the surface spraying and anodizing processes are mature. Its relatively low production cost, perfect process technology and no need for professional production equipment and technology make aluminum alloy the most ideal and popular material for lightweight comprehensive performance at present. Aluminum alloy electric wheelchairs are more suitable for users with high floors, humid environments and frequent moving.
Electric wheelchairs can be divided into lead-acid battery-driven and aluminum battery-driven electric wheelchairs according to their batteries.
The lead-acid battery electric wheelchair adopts the latest electromagnetic brake technology, so it does not slip backwards uphill and has no inertia downhill. It is equipped with technically mature universal controller for more precise direction, easy driving and flexible control.
Another kind of electric wheelchair adopts large-capacity lithium battery as the power source, with stronger power. And it adopts aluminum alloy tube frame and ergonomic design to realize the structure of electric wheelchair with high strength, high load-bearing, light weight, small volume, and ready to fold. Lithium batteries are more environmentally friendly and have a longer service life than their plumbing counterparts.
Outdoor Electric wheelchairs can be divided into ordinary wheelchairs and special wheelchairs according to the type of use. Special wheelchairs can be divided into leisure sports wheelchairs, electric wheelchairs, stair climbing wheelchairs and so on, which are designed according to the different needs of users. There are also some special electric wheelchairs, depending on the condition of the patient, with a variety of different accessories, such as enhanced load capacity, special cushions or backrests, neck support systems and so on. In use, it is also different from the general electric wheelchair, because of the wide range of accessories, the operation is more troublesome, and is usually used for patients with serious illness or severe limb or trunk deformation. For the specific needs of patients with certain disabilities, there are a variety of special wheelchairs. Such as unilateral passive wheelchair, special wheelchair for going to the toilet, some wheelchairs with lifting devices, etc.
There are also special wheelchair docking carts that can be adjusted in width to accommodate a wide range of wheelchair sizes and used in conjunction with wheelchairs to help with stair access.
According to the usage scenarios, three different applications have been developed in the category of electric wheelchairs, namely indoor, outdoor and indoor/outdoor wheelchairs.
Indoor wheelchairs are suitable for indoor or outdoor use in close proximity. They are generally lightweight, with small front wheels and a small radius of rotation, and are mainly used by paraplegics or hemiplegics.
Outdoor wheelchairs can be used on unstable surfaces and have a large battery capacity and long battery life. Even on uneven surfaces, this type of wheelchair can travel, usually at a faster speed than indoor power wheelchairs.
Indoor and outdoor general-purpose wheelchairs combine the advantages of the above two types of wheelchairs, and they are general-purpose products that take into account lightness while ensuring range. This type of electric wheelchair usually needs to move on smooth and solid ground, and the battery capacity is usually not too large and the distance traveled is limited.
Nowadays, the pursuit of electric wheelchairs is not only about mobility, but also about meeting the emotional needs of users. Automation and information technology are the inevitable direction of wheelchair development.
Would you consider buying an electric wheelchair? Based on what we have described above, what kind of electric wheelchair would you consider buying?
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Entering November also means that the winter of 2022 is slowly kicking in. Cold weather can shorten the journey of electric wheelchairs, and if you want them to have a long journey, the usual maintenance is indispensable. When the temperature is very low it affects the battery voltage, causing the battery to become less powerful and the power stored in the electric wheelchair battery to be reduced. A fully charged journey in winter will be roughly 5 km shorter than in summer. How should I keep the batteries of my electric wheelchair warm, and how can I extend the life of my electric wheelchair battery? Here are some solutions you may like to realize.
Unlike charging a cell phone, to charge the battery of the electric wheelchair, it is better to charge the battery when it is half used. Make the battery in a "full state" for a long time, and charge it on the same day after use. If the battery is left idle for a few days and then charged, it is easy for the pole plate to sulphate and the capacity to drop. After charging is completed, it is best not to immediately cut off the power, and continue to charge for 1-2 hours to ensure that "full charge".
It is recommended that you perform a deep discharge every two months of use, i.e. long distance riding until the undervoltage indicator flashes and the power runs out, then recharge to restore the battery capacity. You will then be able to see if the current capacity level of the battery needs maintenance.
Storage of batteries at a loss of power will seriously affect the service life, and the longer the battery is left idle, the more serious the damage to the battery. When the battery needs to be stored for a long time, it must be fully charged and replenished once a month.
To prevent the battery from freezing, the battery of the electric wheelchair can be placed inside the house at a higher temperature when not in use, and should not be placed directly outdoors.
When you encounter rain and snow, wipe it clean and dry before charging; in winter, there is more rain and snow, do not ride into deep water and deep snow to prevent the battery and motor from getting wet.
As a professional supplier of rehabilitation products that have been selling well at home and abroad for ten years, we have summarized three of the most popular electric wheelchairs this year for your reference by summarizing our customers' inquiries and orders.
You may have these questions if you are interested in the category of electric wheelchairs or have plans to buy them.
What kind of people are suitable for electric wheelchairs? Is the electric wheelchair safe? Can electric wheelchairs go on airplanes and high speed trains? Slopes, gravel roads, thresholds and other special sections, can they travel smoothly?
This time we will help you better understand this product by comparing its performance. Please be sure to read on, absolutely full of harvest:.
First of all, the current electric wheelchair frame is mainly aluminum alloy and carbon steel, many brands are also trying to use lighter magnesium alloy material, as well as the carbon fiber material that medical devices are very popular in the past two years. The main batteries used are lithium and lead-acid batteries.
Usually electric wheelchairs can be on high-speed trains, subways and buses, but if you need to fly, it is necessary to pay attention to the capacity of the battery when buying an electric wheelchair, otherwise it cannot be shipped.
Based on customer feedback and sales, we first recommend a cost-effective aluminum alloy electric wheelchair. This wheelchair is independently controlled and can be installed on the left or right hand side according to the usage habits. A very unique design is the low center of gravity, which prevents backward tilting and is less likely to tip over, making it safer than other models. And there are many details that are designed for the convenience of the elderly to use.
The standard configuration of this wheelchair is a lead-acid battery, which can also be replaced with a lithium battery.
The armrests are designed to be lifted upwards and the footrests are removable, making it easy for people with limited mobility to get into the wheelchair. Considering that comfort is also very important when sitting in a wheelchair, we have specially designed a high backrest headrest that can be removed and easily adjusted and changed according to the needs of the user. The front wheel has a unique double shock absorption design, which makes it more comfortable to use than 80 percent of the products on the market. At the same time, this wheelchair has a reversing prompt and a USB port. We also have a small night light to make it easier for older people to get on the wheelchair and avoid injuries from stepping on and off the wheelchair in a dark environment.
The second model, which has been improved based on customer feedback, is also very popular.
The same aluminum frame wheelchair structure, this time we choose two kinds of lithium batteries for customers to choose. At the same time, we use a dual motor design, and the battery is also removable and rechargeable. The controller of this electric wheelchair supports single-finger operation, which is very sensitive. This is specifically to consider that hemiplegic patients may have difficulty moving or even lifting their hands, so that they can try to travel in an electric wheelchair even if their body control has not recovered well.
In addition, the whole is electromagnetic resistant, and the controller is designed to be waterproof, making it safer to use. This year we have updated the braking brake system, as long as you lift your hand and leave the controller, the electric wheelchair will automatically brake the brakes, avoiding the risk of falling and injuring yourself.
The third function is more comprehensive.
First of all, in the most important control aspect, in addition to the left and right switching control system, you can also choose to add the controller to the rear, operated by the person behind the wheelchair, this design is more suitable for the elderly and patients who are unconscious.
The position of both the motor and the battery have been changed, applying a double battery slot, and the two motors are placed crosswise when the wheelchair is folded, without interfering with each other, so that the folded electric wheelchair is smaller and easier to carry. The operation of this electric wheelchair is all silent, and it feels better to use. But the sensitivity of the operation is not reduced. The wheelchair can be operated indoors to rotate 360° in place. In addition, the backrest of this wheelchair can be lowered to allow the user to lie down and sit more comfortably, or take a nap in the wheelchair is also possible.
Electric wheelchairs are class II medical devices, so all types of configurations are specified accordingly. But the motor, the heart of the electric wheelchair, but no special provisions. But all electric wheelchairs have motors that do not exceed 500 watts.
The state regulations do not allow the speed of electric wheelchairs to exceed 6 km/h.
The first reason is that electric wheelchairs are mostly used by the elderly in their 70s and 80s, and the fastest speed is 6 km/h, which is 1.7 m/s. 1.7 m/s is the highest speed that the average old man's body can withstand. Another reason is that electric wheelchairs are accessible to all kinds of public places. The speed is too fast, and the braking distance or control degree of the brakes will form a certain danger to others.
If any of these electric wheelchairs introduced are of interest to you, please feel free to contact us.
With the growing population base of the elderly, electric wheelchairs are becoming more and more popular. However, the steps and methods used by many elderly people or people with limited mobility when using electric wheelchairs are unscientific, and it is easy to shorten the service life of electric wheelchairs and even cause users to be injured.
The electric wheelchair is a multi-functional wheelchair with artificial intelligence manipulation based on the manual wheelchair, superimposed with high-performance power-drive devices and other configurations. Electric wheelchairs can enhance the self-care ability of users and save a lot of nursing costs for families. The main users of electric wheelchairs are the elderly and the disabled. Especially for elderly friends, they must learn scientific and reasonable using methods and steps before operating the electric wheelchair to ensure that the function of the wheelchair can be fully utilized.
It's depend on the needs of the user. If the user need to drive on uneven roads, they should choose a outdoor electric wheelchair with better obstacle-crossing function. If users often need electric wheelchairs to climb hills, they should choose a powerful model. If users want to go out frequently, they could choose a reclining wheelchair. If the user is a high paraplegic patient, he or she could choose a standing electric wheelchair.
It varies from person to person, and people can also choose to customize one. You can choose the most suitable electric wheelchair according to your specific needs.
Whether the electromagnetic brake is in the closed state. If the brakes are not closed, the wheelchair may slide back when the user tries to get into the wheelchair, creating a hazard. Accidental falls are the cause of paralysis in many elderly people, and we must also pay attention to avoid such dangers as much as possible. In addition, the electric wheelchair cannot be driven normally when the clutch is on. Please check carefully before use.
Is the tire pressure normal? When the tire pressure of the electric wheelchair is abnormal, it will deviate when driving. If the direction of the wheelchair cannot be controlled, it is very dangerous for the disabled or the elderly in the wheelchair.
The power supply should be turned off. When sitting in the electric wheelchair, make sure that the power supply is turned off, otherwise, if you accidentally touch the controller or joystick, the electric wheelchair will slide out uncontrollably, which will cause a safety accident;
The footrests must be upright before getting into the wheelchair. For safety reasons, do not step on the pedals to get on and off the wheelchair. On the one hand, it is easy to cause damage to the wheelchair pedals or other accessories, and on the other hand, it is easy to cause people to slip and fall. Standard operation is the premise of all convenience and comfort in use.
The most important is to fasten your seat belt. Seat belts are considered redundant most of the time, but it is necessary to develop a good habit of wearing seat belts and have safety awareness. In the event of an accident, the seat belt is the last guarantee of life.
Put down the pedals and place your feet flat on the pedals. Keeping your feet shoulder-width apart helps stabilize your pelvis and shares your body weight. The correct sitting posture needs to have a certain angle between the upper and lower legs, otherwise it is easy to get bedsores. If the elderly have cough, asthma, bronchitis and other diseases, when the cough is severe, please put away the pedals, step on the ground, or stand coughing is safer to prevent the elderly from suffocating due to incorrect posture. If the body is on the hips and the seat is too deep, take an additional small cushion and place it vertically behind the patient.
Turn on the power and gently push the controller joystick forward to drive the electric wheelchair forward. Be careful not to accelerate suddenly, accelerate slowly and observe the surrounding road conditions before accelerating.
Strictly abide by the traffic rules, do not run red lights, do not take the fast lane, and pay attention to avoid pedestrians and non-motor vehicles.
When encountering an obstacle or a section with a steep slope, please take a detour, or ask passers-by to assist in passing, and do not pass without certainty, so as to avoid potential safety hazards.
The above is the correct way to use the electric wheelchair.
Earthquakes or other disasters are often accompanied by a certain number of casualties, and the transport and treatment of the wounded cannot be sloppy. If a worker wants to do a good job, he must first have a sharp tool. The rescue scoop stretcher can help rescuers quickly complete the transfer of the wounded. It is a piece of essential rescue equipment for fire rescuers to rescue trapped and injured people.
Today, I will show you the rescue scoop stretcher and the transport equipment used in the rescue process. Stretcher carts are the most commonly used means of transporting patients in hospitals. Generally, stretcher carts are four-wheeled. With the diversification of the medical market, emergency equipment is constantly being updated.
There are many types of rescue scoop stretchers with different names. Common ones are folding stretchers, multi-purpose stretchers, and hanging basket rescue stretchers.
The foldable rescue stretcher comprises a metal frame and an oxford leather surface (or canvas). It has the characteristics of small size, lightweight, and easy use. After unfolding, the wounded can lie on it, and straps protect the upper body, waist, and steps. Suitable for transporting and transferring personnel on general occasions.
The multi-functional stretcher is small, extremely lightweight, and easy to carry. It can be rolled into a roll at ordinary times, lifted horizontally or vertically during use, and dragged on smooth ground. The wounded inside will not fall off. It is mainly used for high-altitude, Underground, confined spaces, and mountain rescue operations.
The basket stretcher is mainly used for air or sea rescue. Its frame is sturdy and durable, and its simple and reliable operation performance allows operators to take first aid measures safely and quickly. The hook suspension matched with the hanging basket rescue stretcher can be connected with the hook on the plane to realize field rescue.
Its structure, function, and material characteristics can be divided into simple stretchers, available stretchers, and ambulance stretchers.
A simple stretcher is a stretcher that is temporarily made from local materials when there are no stretchers or short stretchers. Generally, two sturdy bamboo poles are used with blankets, clothing, and other sturdy fabrics to make temporary stretchers to transport the wounded under the circumstances.
Universal (standard) stretcher mainly refers to the standard rescue scoop stretcher with uniform specifications, which guarantees that it can be used interchangeably between military services and different service departments. It does not emphasize appearance and focuses on practicality. The available stretcher consists of a stretcher bar, a stretcher surface, a stretcher foot, transverse support, and related accessories, and many countries have also formulated corresponding stretcher standards.
At present, the shapes of standard general stretchers include straight rods, two-fold and four-fold.
The straight bar stretcher is suitable for large ambulances and hospitals.
The two-fold stretcher is suitable for position rescue.
The four-fold stretcher is suitable for special forces.
The rescue scoop stretcher fabric mainly uses canvas. Because of its heavyweight and poor washability, chemical fiber fabrics, such as polyethylene or polypropylene materials, are now tending to be used. The advantages of this material are strong hydrophobicity, easy cleaning and disinfection, and lightweight.
The stretcher bar is made of wood, and mahogany is the main material in China. There are two kinds of shapes: square tube and round tube. At present, most countries have adopted aluminum alloy materials.
Outrigger one adopts a square structure. Existing aluminum alloy stretcher bars are welded or riveted. Welding is difficult for thin-walled aluminum alloys, but a good welding process can solve this problem; riveting does not have this problem, but it requires high material strength and metal potential.
Steel cross braces: When the stretcher is unfolded, use the strength of your feet to open it. It is forbidden to use hand braces to prevent injury.
The wounded fixing belt 1 prevents the wounded from sliding during the transfer process and avoids secondary injury.
Handle 1 There are currently three types of stretcher handles wooden, metal, and plastic. The plastic handle is light in weight, can be retracted, is especially suitable for transport vehicles with limited space, and meets the specified strength requirements.
Fixation and shock absorption of the rescue scoop stretcher: It mainly refers to how to fix the stretcher with the transportation tool when it is transferred to various transportation tools and how to reduce the vibration of the wounded during transportation.
The lower part of the main body of the car body is equipped with a front and rear wheel retractable wheel frame system.
ambulance scoop stretcher front-wheel retractable wheel frame system consists of front wheel strut, front wheel and main board.
The rear retractable wheel frame system is composed of rear wheel strut, rear wheel connecting rod, rear wheel and mainboard.
Advantages of China ambulance scoop stretcher: It can realize the functions of height adjustment and automatic leg retraction of the ambulance stretcher, guardrail up and down, wheel rotation, and other parts, which can meet the needs of the wounded and the hospital. It can automatically retract the legs when getting into the car and adjust the height during the translation process, saving valuable time and ensuring the minimum number of occupants.
A mini first aid kit is an essential item for any person who spends time outdoors. While there are many different types of first aid kits, they all have the same purpose: to provide the necessary supplies to treat minor injuries.
A first aid kit is a collection of supplies used to give medical treatment. It is usually carried by people who are travelling, camping, or working in remote areas.
A first aid kit typically contains supplies such as bandages, gauze, adhesive tape, antiseptic wipes, scissors, and painkillers. It may also include a CPR mask, a flashlight, and a whistle.
First aid kits are used for a variety of injuries, including cuts, scrapes, and bruises. They can also be used for more serious injuries, such as fractures and burns. It is important to know how to use a first aid kit properly in order to ensure that the injured person receives the best possible care.
A first aid kit is an essential piece of equipment for any outdoors activity. It can be used to treat minor injuries and illnesses. First aid kits come in a variety of sizes and styles. They can be purchased at most sporting goods stores or online.
There are a few items that you should always have in your first aid kit. These items include adhesive bandages, medical tape, ibuprofen, and antiseptic wipes. Other items that you may want to include in your kit depend on the type of activity you are participating in. For example, if you are going camping, you may want to include a whistle, matches, and a headlamp.
When using a first aid kit, always read the instructions carefully. Each kit is different and may have specific instructions for how to use it. Generally, you will want to clean the wound with an antiseptic wipe and then apply a bandage. If you are experiencing pain, you can take ibuprofen. If you are experiencing nausea or vomiting, you may want to take Dramamine.
Control the bleeding as much as possible by using a bandage, tourniquet, or pressure.
Clean the wound with soap and water if possible.
Apply an antibiotic ointment to the wound if available.
Place a cold compress on the wound if possible.
Seek medical attention as soon as possible.
Firm pressure on the head position control handle releases the self-locking gas spring, extending the piston rod and simultaneously slowly raising the bed surface from the head position. Also hold the handle tightly and apply downward force to descend;
The lifting and lowering of the thigh bed surface is controlled by the thigh crank handle; the lifting and lowering of the foot bed surface is controlled by the foot position control handle.
When gripped tightly, the pulling pin is released from the positioning hole and lowered by its own weight. When the handle is released, the foot bed surface 12 is locked in this position when it reaches the desired angle;
The coordinated use of the control handle and the handle can enable the patient to obtain various postures from supine to semi-recumbent, bent legs, flat sitting, and upright sitting.
In addition, if the patient wants to lie on their side in the supine position, first pull one side of the hospital bed from supplier, lower the side rails, and press the control button on the outside of the bed with one hand to release the self-locking side gas spring, its piston rod extends.
At the same time, the lying surface on the side is slowly raised. When it rises to the required angle, release the control button to lock the bed surface in this position, and complete the side lying position from the surface. Also the same operation is used in reverse.
When the defecation locker is rotated clockwise, the toilet hole cover will automatically open, and the toilet carrier will automatically feed the patient's buttocks horizontally, allowing the patient to defecate or clean the lower part. keep it flat. Keep it flush.
At the same time, the bedpan is automatically sent to the operator's side, so that the nursing staff can take it away for cleaning, and put the cleaned bedpan back into the bedpan carrier for the next use.
Hold the top edge of the side guardrail horizontally, lift it up about 20 mm vertically, and turn it down 180 degrees to lower the guardrail. After patient goes to hospital bed, After the patient goes to bed, lift the guardrail up and turn it 180 degrees, and press it vertically to complete the side guardrail raising. Note: The same way as foot guards used.
Align the opening of the plastic part on the back of the living table with the upper side of the side rail and press it down. Hold the handrail with one hand and lift the living table with the other to remove it.
No matter the state of the bed surface, the infusion pole can be used. When using the infusion wand, first twist the two parts of the infusion wand into one.
Then bend the hook under the infusion stand, align it with the upper horizontal tube, and at the same time, align the upper hook head with the round hole of the upper tube of the side guardrail and press down to use it. Lift the infusion stand and you can remove it.
Press the brake with your feet or hands to brake. Lift and remove the infusion handle.
When the patient uses the bed or needs to change the body position, he must fasten the seat belt (the tightness of the seat belt is adjusted according to the individual) to prevent danger.
When the foot bed surface is level, adjust the thigh handle and lift the thigh bed surface to prevent the patient from slipping; hold the foot control handle tightly, put the foot bed surface in the proper position, and turn down the foot activity board. Then shake the thigh handle to keep the foot activity board level, put it in the water basin, and you can wash your feet. After washing your feet, remove the basin and replace the foot pads. Hold the foot control handle and raise the soleplate to a horizontal position.
In the simplest case, China hospital beds from manufacturer can be used to sit on. Lower the bed to a position where you can rest your feet comfortably on the floor.
You can sit on the bed to have a rest from standing, or for intermittent fetal monitoring. Sitting in bed is much more comfortable than going into labor on your back. It can also be used for epidural sitting in bed. Off course upu can sit on the bed, with your legs and feet out flat or sitting cross-legged.
With the continuous expansion of the market scale, user needs are constantly changing, and the types of electric wheelchairs are mostly novel in design, light-weight, and "one-key folding". The traditional push wheelchair must rely on human push and pull to move forward. If there is no one around, you have to push the roller by yourself. Electric wheelchairs are different, as long as they are fully charged, they can be easily operated without the need for family members to accompany them all the time.
The electric wheelchair is based on the traditional manual wheelchair, superimposed high-performance power drive device, intelligent operating device, battery and other components, transformed and upgraded. A new generation of intelligent wheelchairs equipped with artificially operated intelligent controllers that can drive the wheelchair to complete forward, backward, steering, standing, lying, and other functions. The ageing of Chinese society is fast, and the electric wheelchair market is developing rapidly. Nowadays, electric wheelchairs have become an indispensable means of transportation for the elderly and the disabled. Electric wheelchairs are suitable for a wide range of objects. As long as the user has a clear consciousness and normal cognitive ability, it can be used.
How to choose a wheelchair? First, when choosing an electric wheelchair, you should choose according to your height and weight. Second, choose electromagnetic brakes first. The advantage of electromagnetic brakes is that electric wheelchairs can automatically brake whether they are driving uphill or downhill, or even if the power is suddenly cut off during driving, to prevent injuries caused by landslides and brake failure. Maximum protection of users' safety. Third, it is best to choose a solid tire made of PU material for the wheels. The solid tire will not burst when the nail is pierced, and it will not affect the use after the nail is pulled out. The pattern of the tire is best to choose a rough pattern. The rough pattern has a large friction on the ground and is non-slip in rainy days.
The comfort and operational flexibility of electric wheelchairs are very easy for the elderly and the disabled to like it! For family care, it reduces part of the family's burden. It should be said that it is a very cheap thing! But the speed of the electric wheelchair is very fast, the braking ability is not enough to reach the safety test level, it can only move slowly on the flat ground. The safe use of electric wheelchairs must be at heart, and there must be safety awareness.
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