What are the benefits of owning a travel electric wheelchair?

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Portable electric wheelchairs are designed to be as light as possible to allow for travel. They are designed to be used in smaller areas like hotel rooms, cruise ships, apartments, or condos. They are typically not as fast as a full sized power chair, have a limited battery capacity and overall range. A travel power wheelchair should be considered a supplemental device only and not a full time mobility option.

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How much does an electric wheelchair weigh?

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The weight of an electric wheelchair can differ greatly from one individual to another. In most cases the weight will depend on its use. Is it used for traveling? If so, a typical power chair used solely for travel will typically average 100lbs to 150lbs. They are made to be as light as possible for easy transport. Is it a standard everyday power wheelchair? An everyday, average power wheelchair can weigh anywhere from 150lbs to 250lbs. The largest heavy duty ...

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How often should the pads of an AED be replaced?

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The pads that come with your AED should be replaced every 4-5 years or as directed by the owners manual of your device. AED pads are manufactured with tin and lubricated with a special conductive gel that forms a bond with the skin on contact. It is extremely important to make sure that the pads are in prime shape or the device will be useless. Over time the gel will deteriorate and essentially dry out (especially if opened). The pads ...

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