PROBLEMS IN THE FITTING AND SERVICING OF PROSTHETIC DEVICES FOR ABOVE- THE-KNEE AMPUTEES
NEW YORK UNIV NY ENGINEERING RESEARCH DIV
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The purpose of the report is to compare the responses obtained from the amputee, limb-maker, and surgeon groups which participated in the questionnaire studies dealing with the engineering, psychological, medical, and limb-fitting factors involved in above-the-knee amputation. An attempt is made in this report to assemble the data obtained from amputees, orthopedic surgeons, and limb-makers and limb-fitters.
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