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SEAT SHELL [1 record]

Record 1 2000-03-27


Subject field(s)
  • Technical Aids for Persons with Disabilities

The seat shell is designed to resist the spine collapse. However, effective long-term bracing of a collapsing spine is difficult at best. Therefore, in addition to the bracing action provided by the seat shell, it is almost always wise to use a fabric abdominal-use jacket type of spinal orthosis to provide additional spine support.


  • Aides techniques pour personnes handicapées

[Les coquilles siège et dossier] doivent être adaptées à l'aide d'une interface à un moyen de déplacement tel qu'un fauteuil roulant.


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