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Reference Section

The O&P Virtual Library is pleased to unveil its Reference Section. This area houses a variety of reference materials in different formats, all related to Orthotics & Prosthetics. We invite suggestions, donations, and community involvement in growing this new section of the library.

Note that these materials are not included in the Virtual Library's main keyword search feature for technical reasons. However, most of them do have a search feature available within the document itself.

Fitz horses WMV
1968 Horseback riding, Fitzsimons General Hospital, near helicopter landing pad
WMV video file (24 MB) (also available in Flash SWF )
Fitz skiing WMV
Arapahoe basin approximately 65 miles west of Fitzsimons, Edwin lucks, instructor
WMV video file (33 MB) (also available in Flash SWF )
VHS transfer of Single Patient skiing WMV
Digital conversion of single patient skiing, Source: VHS tape of unknown 16mm telecine transfer.
WMV video file (11 MB) (also available in Flash SWF )
Care and Disposition of Amputee War Casualties: PDF
Special thanks to Paul Dougherty, MD for preserving and donating this document. Sincere appreciation is extended to Lt. General Alcide LaNoue, MD for giving his permission to post.
PDF file

INTERVIEW: BRUCE "MAC" McCLELLAN, CPO
10/17/07
Bruce McClellan, CPO is a coauthor of the 1989 research paper titled "Does Socket Configuration Influence the Position of the Femur in Above-Knee Amputation?" He is the lone certified prosthetist affiliated with this study. The interview was conducted by email exchange between Charles King, CP and Bruce McClellan, CPO, which was completed and assembled in this interview format on 10/17/07
INTERVIEW: CHARLES PRITHAM, CPO
01/02/08
Charles Pritham, CPO has the distinction of being the editor of both Clinical Prosthetics and Orthotics (CPO) and the Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics (JPO) during the O&P industry's incorporation and acceptance of the ischial containment prosthetic socket design. Two Journal issues stand out in particular on this topic, the "New Concepts in AK Sockets" 1985 issue of the CPO, which can be viewed here and the 1989 JPO publication of Dr. Gottschalk's X-ray survey of transfemoral limbs, available here. The interview was conducted by email exchange between Charles King, CP and Charles Pritham, CPO, which was completed and assembled in this interview format on 01/02/08.

Lower Limb Orthotic Management of Cerebral Palsy PDF
ISPO Consensus Conference Report, from a conference held at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, November 1994
PDF file with OCR (12.2 MB)
Normal Shape Normal Alignment (NSNA) SWF
by Ivan Long, C.P., 1986 (slides) / 2008 (audio)
Slide presentation with audio
The Patellar-Tendon-Bearing Below-Knee Prosthesis PDF
By C. W. Radcliffe and J. Foort, 1961
PDF file, scan with no OCR (46MB) - searchable OCR version coming soon
Progress in Prosthetics PDF
A summary under sponsorship of the Prosthetics Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences--National Research Council, prepared under contract with U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Washington, D.C., 1962
PDF file with OCR (38.8 MB), low resolution version also available (11.7MB)
UCLA Upper Extremity Amputations Manual
Circa 1974. Scanned by Marcus Boren, featured in John Michael's Corner
PDF files
Ortesica Del Miembro Inferior
PDF files
Protesica Del Miembro Inferior
PDF files

Available from Google Books: Public Domain O&P References

These materials are provided in PDF format and also via links directly to Google Books. The publication / citation information for the abridged passages below can be found by following the apppriate Google Books link.

A treatise on Mark's patent artificial limbs with rubber hands and feet PDF
@ Google Books
AA Marks: 1888
A treatise on Artificial limbs with rubber hands and feet 1986 PDF
@ Google Books
Manual of artificial limbs PDF
@ Google Books
AA Marks: 1907
The orthopedic treatment of gunshot injuries 1918 PDF
@ Google Books
Pages 182-229
Lessons from the enemy: How Germany cares for her war disabled PDF
@ Google Books
Pages 205-232
The Great Industries of the USA 1873 PDF
@ Google Books
Pages 425-434
A Treatise on Amputations of the Extremities and Their Complications PDF
@ Google Books
By Beriah André Watson 1885
Amputations and artificial limbs PDF
@ Google Books
By William Robert Grossmith 1857
International Clinics PDF
@ Google Books
By A. O. J. Kelly, A. O. Kelly, Henry W. Cattell, M. D. Witherspoon 1918
Pages 197-212 (revised chapter as found in the orthopedic treatment of gunshot injuries)
On artificial limbs, their construction and application: Their Construction ... PDF
@ Google Books
By Henry Heather Bigg - 1855 - 102 pages

Committee on Artificial limbs

Terminal research reports on artificial limbs: covering the period, 1 April 1945 through 30 June 1947 PDF
@ Google Books
By National Research Council (U.S.), National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Artificial Limbs; Published by National research council, 1947; 95 pages

Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development

Below-knee and above-knee prostheses: a report of a workshop sponsored by the Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development of the Division of Medical Sciences, National Research Council PDF
@ Google Books
By National Research Council (U.S.), National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.); Published by National Academy of Sciences, 1973
Below-knee prosthetics: a report of a symposium sponsored by the Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development of the Division of Engineering, National Research Council ... held December 16-18, 1968 PDF
@ Google Books
By National Research Council (U.S.), National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development; Published by National Academy of Sciences, 1969
Pressure and Force Measurement: A Report of a Workshop Sponsored by the Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development of the Division of Engineering, National Research Council, Held at the Bioengineering Laboratory, Veterans Administration Prosthetics Center, New York City, May 27-28, 1968 PDF
@ Google Books
By Francis A. Appoldt, National Research Council (U.S.), National Research Council. Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development; Published by National Academy of Sciences, 1968
The effect of pressure on soft tissues: a report on a workshop sponsored by the Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development of the Division of Engineering National Research Council, held at Texas Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, Houston, Texas, September 21-22, 1971 PDF
@ Google Books
By National Research Council (U.S.), National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development; Published by National Academy of Sciences, 1972
Clinical evaluation of the Ljubljana functional electrical peroneal brace PDF
@ Google Books
By National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development. Subcommittee on Evaluation, National Research Council (U.S.), Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development; Published by National Academy of Sciences, 1973
Report of a Workshop on Knee-disarticulation and Hip-disarticulation Prostheses PDF
@ Google Books
By Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development, National Research Council (U.S., Subcommittee on Design and Development; Published by National Academy of Sciences--National Academy of Engineering, 1969
Research in limb prosthetics and orthotics: a report ... sponsored by the Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development of the Division of Engineering, National Research Council and the International Committee on Prosthetics and Orthotics of the International Society for Rehabilitation of ... PDF
@ Google Books
By United States. Social and Rehabilitation Service, National Research Council (U.S.), International Committee on Prosthetics and Orthotics, National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development; Published by National Academy of Sciences, 1969
Evaluation of Synthetic Balata for Fabricating Sockets for Below-knee Amputation Stumps PDF
@ Google Books
By A Bennett Wilson, Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development, National Research Council (U.S.), Social and Rehabilitation Service; Published by National Academy of Sciences, 1970
Clinical Evaluation of Prosthetic and Orthotic Devices and Techniques: Report of a Pilot Program Conducted by the Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development, Division of Engineering, National Research Council PDF
@ Google Books
By Hector W Kay, A Bennett Wilson, National Research Council. Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development, National Research Council (U.S.); Published by National Academy of Sciences, 1969
Rehabilitation engineering: a plan for continued progress PDF
@ Google Books
By National Research Council, National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)., National Research Council (U.S.); Published by National Academy of Sciences, 1971
Cast-bracing of fractures: a report on a workshop sponsored by the Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development of the Division of Engineering, National Research Council PDF
@ Google Books
By National Academy of Sciences (U.S., National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Prosthetics Research and Development, National Research Council (U.S.); Published by National Academy of Sciences, 1971

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