USAMBRL SHOULDER UNIT LABORATORY EVALUATION AND FITTING PROCEDURES.
ARMY MEDICAL BIOMECHANICAL RESEARCH LAB WALTER REED ARMY MEDICAL CENTER WASHINGTON D C
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The unit contained a friction adjustment for varying torque in the extension-flexion direction, and a free-swing feature in the adduction-abduction direction. The evaluation consisted of cycling the pulley system, and determining the ability of the unit to sustain and retain torque. The fitting procedures described are applicable to fitting a fore quarter type amputee. Field tests were recommended for this device. Author
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