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Commode seat model wheelchair

Date: 1900 - 1950 | Identifier: Country Doctor Museum
When people are sick or disabled it is often difficult for them to get up and walk to a restroom. While in a hospital, assisted living facility, or even in the home many patients use bedpans and urinals. However, some patients use a wheelchair with a commode built into it. This commode seat model wheelchair was made by the Colson Corporation in the first half of the 20th Century. The wheelchair was built using wooden panels instead of a solid piece of wood so that it would not warp. more...
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