Accession Number : ADA018516

Title :   Bulletin of Prosthetics Research, Spring 1975.

Corporate Author : VETERANS ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON D C RESEARCH CENTER FOR PROSTHETICS

Report Date : 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 406

Abstract : Contents: Editoral-control concepts in prosthetics; Physical response of SACH feet under laboratory testing; Electrode implantation in the human body; New head Control for Quadriplegic patients; The Lift lock--a device to increase the lifting ability of dual-control prostheses; A voluntarily controlled electrohydraulic above-knee prosthesis; Computer optimization of polycentric prosthetic knee mechanisms; Transferring load to flesh-part VIII. Stasis and stress; A five-year review of clinical experience with Johns Hopkins University externally powered upper-limb prostheses and orthoses; VA prosthetics center research report; Highlights of other VA research programs.

Descriptors :   *Prosthetic devices, Bioengineering, Bioinstrumentation, Medical research, Artificial limbs, Joints(Physiology), Musculoskeletal system, Extremities, Indexes, Medical equipment, Electrical equipment, Power equipment, Control, Electrodes

Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE