John Michael's Corner Welcome to the intersection of orthotics and prosthetics in cyberspace! In addition to posting additional chapters of the classic UCLA Upper Limb Prosthetic text to the CPO Services Digital Reference Library, for reference or for downloading, we conclude this calendar year with some observations and musings about the US O&P field. Best wishes to everyone for a Joyous Holiday Season and a particularly Happy New Year.

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It seems fitting to conclude the year 2000 Corners with some observations and musings about the state of the field in the US. I hope that those colleagues who are practicing in other parts of the world will find this of interest, even if our experiences are not directly relevant to those in other countries with different health care systems.

Latest Chapters from the UCLA Text

This month's Corner includes uploads of additional chapters from this classic upper limb text, for downloading or printing. The final installment will be posted in January. In February's Corner, we will start posting the next P&O text in the CPO Services Library.

Seasons Greetings

Very best wishes to all for a Joyous Holiday Season, and a healthy, prosperous, and Happy New Year.

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Thank you.

--John Michael, CPO