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  • Fifield, Adele (Myoelectric Symposium, 1999)
    I lost a leg to cancer at the age of 13. I became a member of The War Amps Child Amputee Program, or CHAMP as it is better known, shortly theteafter. For the last 10 years I have worked with the War Amps and am presently ...
  • Scott, R. N. (Myoelectric Symposium, 1994)
    Probably every rehabilitation professional began his or her involvement in the field with an attempt to do something which clearly appeared to be "a good thing" for a specific client or group of clients. Probably most of ...
  • Plettenberg, Dick H. (Myoelectric Symposium, 2005)
    A new type prosthetic prehensor for children aged 4 – 9 has been designed, constructed and build in an attempt to improve the appearance of the split-hook prosthesis. The new prehensor is a mechanically operated voluntary ...
  • Plettenburg, Dick H. (Myoelectric Symposium, 2008)
    The WILMER Passive Hand Prosthesis is developed for children aged one through five years. This harnessless hand prosthesis aims primarily at giving the child two arms of equal length. The hand features an easy to control ...
  • Williams, T. Walley, III (Myoelectric Symposium, 1997)
    Two single acting VAST push switches or the VASI operate a hand, elbow, or other device in dual-action push-a-little, push-a-lot switch will two directions. These switches are very reliable, but pose a number of problems ...
  • Sears, Harold H.; Iversen, Edwin; Archer, Shawn; Jacobs, Tony (Myoelectric Symposium, 2008)
    A major challenge in the development of terminal device (TD) and UE prosthetic devices is to add to the functional benefits to the wearer, without greatly increasing the weight, or complexity, or the cost of the ...
  • Williams, T. Walley, III (Myoelectric Symposium, 1997)
    It is difficult for a shoulder amputee to do anything while sitting at a desk or table with the elbow tucked in against the side. For useful work the elbow needs to move forward 30-45 degrees and out 30-45 degrees to a ...