Assistance mechanism for assisting patients to stand up

Fong-chin Su (Inventor), Tainsong Chen (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

An assistance mechanism includes a base, a rotatable link, a lifting unit and a power unit which provides power to the lifting unit so that the lifting unit drives the rotatable link. A seat is connected to the rotatable link so that when the rotatable link is activated, the user sitting on the seat is transformed from a sit status into a stand status. This effectively assists the user who does not have sufficient muscle forces to stand up by the assistance mechanism.
Translated title of the contribution智慧型移位及站立載具
Original languageEnglish
Patent number8459610
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Feb 9

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