Making Hands: A History of Prosthetic Arms
Making Hands: The Design and Use of Upper Extremity Prosthetics provides a historical account of the development of upper extremity prostheses. It describes different aspects surrounding the development of key elements of mechanisms and control, for prosthetic hands and arms, and includes biographical sketches of some key contributors. The field is broad and uses knowledge from a wide range of disciplines. Sections cover the background to give researchers and professionals what they need to learn about adjacent fields. The author's expertise on the control of prostheses makes this a very comprehensive resource on the topic.
Drawing on the author’s extensive knowledge and experience of protheses, this book is an invaluable resource for Biomedical Engineers, Prosthetists, and Occupational Therapists.
|Prosthetics; mechanisms; upper limb
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|20 Oct 2021
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|01 Jun 2023
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