Powered Upper Limb Prostheses / Edition 1

Powered Upper Limb Prostheses / Edition 1

by Ashok Muzumdar
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540404066

ISBN-13: 9783540404064

Pub. Date: 01/26/2004

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

Powered Upper Limb Prostheses deals with the concept, implementation and clinical application of utilizing inherent electrical signals within normally innervated residual muscles under voluntary control of an upper limb amputee, amplifying these signals by battery-powered electrical means to make a terminal device, the prosthetic hand, move to perform

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Powered Upper Limb Prostheses deals with the concept, implementation and clinical application of utilizing inherent electrical signals within normally innervated residual muscles under voluntary control of an upper limb amputee, amplifying these signals by battery-powered electrical means to make a terminal device, the prosthetic hand, move to perform intended function. The reader is introduced to various facets of upper limb amputations and their clinical management in both children and adults. The authors from Canada, USA and Great Britain are well known practitioners, academics and researchers in the field. The book has over 130 illustrations and contains an extensive bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540404064
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
01/26/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The Early History of Myoelectric Control of Prosthetic Limbs (1945-1970)1
Ch. 2The Origins and Nature of the Myoelectric Signal17
Ch. 3Signals and Signal Processing for Myoelectric Control35
Ch. 4Commercial Hardware for the Implementation of Myoelectric Control55
Ch. 5Meeting the Clients: An Overview Focus on Prevalence, Psychosocial Issues, Outcomes73
Ch. 6Powered Upper Limb Prosthetic Practice in Paediatrics85
Ch. 7Powered Upper Limb Prosthetics in Adults117
Ch. 8Training147
Ch. 9Research and the Future of Myoelectric Prosthetics175
Ch. 10A Bibliography on Myoelectric Control of Upper Limb Prostheses191
Index205

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