Accession Number : AD0428667

Title :   (NO TITLE).

Descriptive Note : Quarterly progress rept. Oct-Dec 63.

Corporate Author : NAVAL HOSPITAL OAKLAND CALIF

Report Date : DEC 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : This report presents Experimental and Developmental Activities in prosthetic research on a molded foam foot, an air exchange valve for ventilating amputation stump sockets, new concept in production of orthopaedic and amputee tracings, a hydraulic brace former, forged aluminum below knee joints, a navy-fitch above-elbow artificial arm, the variable cadence knee mechanism, finiah treatment for braces, and a simplified artificial leg. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PROSTHETICS, LEGS), FOAM, VALVES, VENTILATION, HYDRAULIC EQUIPMENT, AMPUTEES, JOINTS, ALUMINUM, ARTIFICIAL LIMBS, RUBBER

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE