Shower Chair Research Paper

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Traveling By Air With Your Commode Or Shower Chair

You have to be prepared to deal with airport security and airline personnel when traveling with your shower chair or commode. There will be obstacles that you will have to deal with, but first, you should know what your rights are. A Google search for "airline and wheelchair" will return some useful information, but we will condense it here. Your portable shower chair/commode is considered a "fragile medical device" and you will need to "gate-check" it. You should not be charged for it as extra baggage. Gate-checking your wheelchair means that you will need to go through security with your commode/shower chair, onto to the gate and finally on the jet-way. On the plane will be stored in a
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