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Car safety belts: a study of two models adapted for people with arthritis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3708235     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
People with arthritis find car seat belts difficult to use. Sixteen arthritic patients and 19 healthy volunteers completed a comparative study of one standard inertia-reel belt and two adapted inertia-reel belts with reduced retraction forces. Those with arthritis were strong enough to use the standard belt but both adapted belts had features making them easier to use.
Authors:
E Arie
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of rheumatology     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0263-7103     ISO Abbreviation:  Br. J. Rheumatol.     Publication Date:  1986 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-07-03     Completed Date:  1986-07-03     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8302415     Medline TA:  Br J Rheumatol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  199-205     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Arthritis* / physiopathology
Arthritis, Rheumatoid / physiopathology
Biomechanics
Equipment Design
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Osteoarthritis / physiopathology
Pressure
Seat Belts*

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