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Valet For Bilateral Arm Amputees.

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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to allow a bilateral arm amputee to put on and remove protheses independently. A " valet" made of wood: a back piece 16 inches long and two side arms, 12 inches long, with grooves cut into them to hold the prostheses (which are attached together with straps that go across the back). This can be fastened to a wall or a chair at the appropriate height. The client backs up to it and slips into or out of the prostheses which stay on this holder when not being worn. Includes photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: King, P TITLE: Inexpensive Self-Help Aid for Upper Extremity Amputees JOURNAL: Braces Today REF: Oct 1971 PAGES (including cover): 2 1971.

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07/26/1996