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July 1960

News and Comment

Arch Intern Med. 1960;106(1):159-160. doi:10.1001/archinte.1960.03820010161032

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Third International Prosthetics Course.  —The New York University Post-Graduate Medical School is pleased to announce a series of two-week courses in prosthetics to be offered in cooperation with the International Society for the Welfare of Cripples, just prior to the Eighth World Congress. These courses will constitute the third international prosthetics course sponsored by the Committee on Prostheses, Braces and Technical Aids of the ISWC.Separate two-week courses for (1) physicians and surgeons, (2) therapists, and (3) prosthetists will be offered, each meeting Aug. 15-26, 1960. Course #741-I, for physicians and surgeons, will cover principles of biomechanics, fabrication, fitting, alignment, suspension, harnessing, prescription, and evaluation of lower and upper extremity prostheses. Additional topics, such as surgical techniques, prosthetic components, performance analysis, and training, will also be included.The tuition fee for each course will be $50. This fee will include all necessary prosthetic supplies, textual material, and uniforms. This

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