Adaptive clothing for persons with mobility disorders after burn injury

John M. Eggleston, David J. Bentrem, William J. Bromberg, Scott D. London, Jessica E. Biesecker, Richard F. Edlich

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Smart-looking clothes have been designed for wheelchair users. These clothes make dressing faster and easier, and the clothes fit better than the standard garments. The special features for new adaptive clothing for wheelchair users include easy handling fastenings, quick-access garment openings, conveniently placed pockets, custom-curved trousers, slacks, and jackets, custom-shaped dresses and skirts, ponchos or custom-made coats, easy-fit undergarments, and durable styled fabrics. These clothing adaptations are attractive and give the wearer and the observer the feeling that the person with the disability is not set apart by the clothing he or she wears.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)269-274
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Nursing(all)
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Rehabilitation
  • Health Professions(all)


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