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ICIB 1980 Vol 17, Num 9


1 Amputations and High-Tension Electrical Injuries
  High-tension electrical injuries produce devastating destruction of limbs, frequently leading to amputation at not necessarily desirable sites. The purpose of this paper is to: Review the pathophysiology and types of high-tension electrical injuries ...

7 The CAPP Pre-Flexed Wrist Unit
  A constant-friction wrist-rotation unit with built-in flexion has been designed, developed, and tested at the UCLA Child Amputee Prosthetics Project (CAPP). It is lightweight, is simple to fabricate, and provides good function for the high-level, bil...

13 Hand-Operated Tricycle
  Children with severe physical handicaps that preclude standing and walking can be placed in orthoses at a very early age. Clinically, we have found that physical and emotional adjustments are improved if these patients can remain upright unaided and ...